2015 Lighter Side of Christmas Parade Committee would like to thank everyone involved with the parade and associated activities this year!

December 11, 2015

Letter To the Editor:

The 2015 Lighter Side of Christmas Parade Committee would like to thank everyone involved with the parade and associated activities this year! Special thanks to Ute Pass Kiwanis Club, Connie Simms LSOC Liason, Judges Gayle Gross, Mike Dougall, Rita Randolph, Marilyn Dougall and Lenore Hotchkiss, Announcers Mike Perini, Dave Paul and Debbie Miller, Mayor Neal Levy, Jonas and Devon Johnson, Tad and Lauri Litwin, Santa and Mrs. Claus, City of Woodland Park, WP Public Works Dept., Northeast Teller County Fire Department, Woodland Park Police Department, Teller County Sheriff Posse, Teller County Search and Rescue, Waste Management, Impact Church clean up elves, Craig Harms and the Woodland Park Wind Symphony, Summit Singers, Debbie Pinello and staff, Vicki and Jerry Good, Grand Marshal Bert West, John Bennitt, Kynta Bennitt and friends, Whitney Wyckoff and Eridanus Moon, Teller County Sheriff Department, and anyone else we might have missed! Your contribution to this event make it the highlight to the holiday season each year.

Winners for the entries this year were:
Grand Marshal award Colorado Springs Christian School
Best Use of Theme Pikes Peak Regional Hospital
Best Use of Lights Cub Scout Pack 20
Most Unique Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds
Spirit Award Woodland Park Teen Center

Crazy Hat Contest 7 year old Aliyah Summeril

The 2016 LSOC Parade theme is “Rockin’ Around Your Favorite Park” celebrating the 125th birthday of Woodland Park and the 100 Year Anniversary of the National Park Service. Our own local national park, Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds, are the parade beneficiary for 2016. Stay tuned! More to come! For additional information, visit www.lightersideofchristmas.com

Tracie Bennitt
LSOC Chairperson