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Parade winners announced

Fifty-four units took part in Saturday’s 2021 Mathews Christmas Parade.

Winners were: Best Civic (tie): Mathews Historical Society and Bay Quilters; Best Church: Salem United Methodist Church; Best Antique Vehicle: Chase and Whitney Taylor’s pink Cadillac; Best Parade Theme: Mathews Maritime Museum; Best Animal Unit: Mathews Pets on Parade; Best Walking Unit: Mathews Branch NAACP; Best Commercial: The Brambles; Best Motorized: U.S. Coast Guard, Milford Haven; and Best School: Mathews Elementary Preschool.

“It was truly a wonderful day with so many creative and beautiful entries,” parade organizer Lynda Smith Greve said. “Mathews folks outdid themselves. All were winners in my book.”

CHARLIE KOENIG / GAZETTE-JOURNALOwner Jean Howard (at center with baseball hat and glasses) and others representing CA&J Farm, Foster, march in Saturday’s Christmas parade.CHARLIE KOENIG / GAZETTE-JOURNALMathews American Legion Post 83 Legionnaires Dan Hill and Logan Diggs, from left, led the ...

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