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Annual Mt. Dora Christmas Parade & Food Drive
Get in the holiday spirit and come to Mount Dora's annual Christmas Parade,
and bring food for the hungry. Again we are sharing all food and money collected
with Lake Care Pantry. Bring your friends and visiting guests, too.
starts at 10:00 a.m.
11th & Donnelly Streets, Mount Dora
will be the 57th Mount Dora Lions Annual Christmas Parade. Again this year, the
Parade has provided an opportunity for parade watchers along the parade route
and parade participants to donate
to support the Lake Cares Food Pantry.
If you have a group that would like to participate in the parade, the entry fee
collection of canned goods.
payable to Lake Care Pantry.
Please talk to your group and do a couple of Canned Food Drives and Money
Collections before the parade... maybe on in October and one in November... to
make our gathering great this year. Our goal is to collect over a ton of food.
Bring canned goods to our site on the day of the parade. Complete the following
form and email it to:
on link for email address)
Fax: 352-383-3373 to leave a message
Entry Information &
Checklist: CHECK________ (OR)
_______________ Marching / Foot Unit, Number of People _______________
_______________ Cars, _______________
Band, Number of Members _______________
_______________Truck ___under 25 feet___under 35 feet______or
Type of Entry
Name of Group/Business
Contact Person _______________________
Phone ____________ Email _____________@_____
You will be notified of line-up & staging after Monday, November 20th.
Line up 9:00 AM, Step-off 10:00 AM
LINE UP # ____________
Disclaimer: Entrant hereby discharges & releases Parade
Organizers from any
personal Liability due to injury, loss, or damage to property during
their participation in the event, regardless of how caused.
Please NO Santa Clauses. We will
provide the real thing. All semi trucks will be at the rear of the
- What time and where should the team meet
with our float / walkers/ etc.?
Line up is 9 a.m. and Streets will be closed.
Parade starts at 10 a.m.
- What number are we in the lineup?
A line up number will be sent to you by email by
Saturday, November 25th.
Look for stakes with numbers starting at 11th & Donnelly.
- What's the Entry Fee?
Food Drive or Check for $20.00
made out to Lake Care Pantry.
- Do I need to check in?
Yes, everyone must check in by 9:30 a.m. at Chelsea
Title, corner of 12th & Donnelly.
Just send one person; the whole group doesn't need to check in.
Please bring food drive items so we can place them in a trailer or check for
Those down Jackson Avenue & Cemetery Road,
just have someone check in with the Lion Club member directing traffic. They
will have purple shirts and yellow vests. Leave food / checks with them and
we will send someone down to collect the food for the trailer.
- Is there anything else you need from our company / organization?
Make sure whoever you leave your food/ check with
marks your company / organization off the list.
- Are we allowed to throw candy into the crowd?
Yes, you may throw candy, but if you have a moving
vehicle, someone must walk on both sides to keep small children and parents
from getting too close to the moving vehicle.
Most of all... Thank You for joining
us for the 57th Annual Lions Club Parade.
And please remember, NO Santas of any kind...
and have FUN!
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in approximately 45,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas
around the world. Since 1917, Lions Clubs have aided the blind and visually
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Celebration is a time to mark this milestone, celebrate our legacy and look
forward to the next century of service. The Centennial Celebration runs through
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