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Media Alert/Photo Opportunity - Santa Claus Parade - 11/06/2008

 Contact: Christine Morgan, Manager of Special Event Services, (905) 771-5507
  
WHO?
Santa Claus and his crew of dedicated reindeer, along with Mayor Dave Barrow, Members of Council and thousands of Town of Richmond Hill residents

WHAT?
Will be celebrating the upcoming Christmas season with the Richmond Hill Santa Claus Parade

WHERE?
Beginning at the intersection of Yonge Street and Industrial Road, heading south on Yonge Street and concluding at Hillcrest

WHEN?
On Sunday, November 16, 2008, starting at 1:30 p.m. (rain or shine or snow!)

WHY?
With over 70 entries, children of all ages will enjoy ringing in the holiday season at this year’s parade. Come out and join Santa, along with many community service groups, area schools, businesses, and musical talent to celebrate “Christmas Around the World” at this favourite Richmond Hill event. Residents are encouraged to help others in need by bringing nonperishable food donations for the Richmond Hill Community Food Bank, which will be collected along the parade route by representatives of The Liberal community newspaper and York Regional Towing Ltd. Letter carriers from Canada Post carriers will also be on hand to collect letters for Santa.

The parade is made possible through the generous support of its sponsors: (Platinum) Garden Homes, Hillcrest, The Liberal, The London Pub & Grill, PowerStream, Richmond Hill Golf Club, Rogers TV, Stock Transportation and Tim Hortons; (Gold) Color Your World, Falcon & Firkin, Kiddies Korner, Master Reza Taekwondo Academy, Rehabilitation Network Canada Inc., Sutton Platinum Realty, Walking Mobility Clinics Richmond Hill and York Regional Towing Service; (Silver) Wilson Niblett; and (Bronze) ENTRAC Technologies, Richmond Hill Honda and Richmond Hill Pontiac.
 

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