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November 29, 2012

Santa Parade raffle winners

The Haverhill Gazette

---- — Thousands of people attended this year’s 48th annual VFW Santa Parade.

Held on Nov. 18, this annual event was a treat for spectators, and a bonus for people who won prizes in a Santa Parade Family Boosters Raffle, which raised money to help pay the $35,000 cost of the parade. The biggest expenses were the marching bands and Hallamore Clydesdales & Hitch, a crowd favorite.

Here are the winners in this year’s VFW Santa Parade Family Boosters Raffle:

1st prize of $600 cash, donated by Anthony & Malcolm Insurance Agency: Won by George McCarron

2nd prize, Ski Bradford 2012-2013 season pass: Linda Spencer

3rd prize, two Celtics Tickets from Minichiello Insurance Agency: Connie Moses

4th prize, Northeast YMCA one year basicfFamily membership: Jonathan Gogas

5th prize, one piece of Gold Jewelry from Gold Leaf Jewelry: Denise Lugo

6th prize, Comfort Suites of Haverhill, one night getaway for two: Carol Reynolds

7th prize, jewelry from K B Bead Designs by Kathy Barone and a gift certificate from Longhorn’s Restaurant: Jo Ann Cartier

8th prize, holiday silk floral arrangement from Flowers by Steve: Robert DesMarais

9th prize, gift certificates to Foto Factory and Boston Chowda: Barbara Rivers

10th prize, gift certificate for a round of golf for four people from Bradford Country Club: Seanna Lafey

11th prize, gift certificate to Market Basket from City Councillor William Ryan: Frank and Kathleen Healey

12th prize, gift certificates to Krueger’s Flatbread & Olivia’s Restaurant: Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Leotta

13th prize, gift certificates from Barking Dog Ale House and Danielle’s Flowers: MacKenzie Cartier

14th prize, gift certificates to Lasting Room and Choice Fitness: M. Collins

15th prize, gift certificates to Salon 1712 and Keon’s Restaurant: Dave Cunningham

16th prize, gift certificates to New to You and Pizzeria Eros: Sharon Jewett

17th prize, gift certificates to The Grille Next Door and Bradford Depot/EZ Way Cleaners: Christian Alvanez

18th prize, gift certificates to Lasting Room and Choice Fitness: Lewis Burton

19th prize, gift certificates to Chunky’s Cinema and Ari’s Subs & Ice Cream: Bob Taft

20th prize, gift certificates to Murphy’s Garrison Par 3 Golf Center and Archie’s Little River Ale House: Donald Perry

21st prize, gift certificates for one evening course from Whittier Regional High and Biggart’s Ice Cream: Albert Wile

22nd prize, gift certificates to Mark’s Deli and The Chicken Connection: Patti Gleason

23rd prize, gift certificates to Salon Savoir Faire and Haverhill Beef: Gary Reynolds

24th prize, gift certificates to Pizzazze Hair Salon and Chunky’s Cinema: Lyndsee Halloran

25th prize, handmade afghan from a parade supporter and a gift certificate to Fergie’s Barber Shop: Janet Boulanger

26th prize, gift certificate to Poet’s Inn at Whittier Regional High and Charisma Hair Salon: Linda Mills

27th prize, gift certificates to The Peddler’s Daughter Restaurant and Bistro 45: Bob Case