Organizers Announce Parade and Cardboard Regatta Winners
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 00:41:48 EDT
The Alpena Chamber of Commerce has announced this year's Fourth of July parade float winners.
In the Non-Commercial Division, first place went to Catholic Community of Alpena, while second went to the Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce/Goodrich Trucking and Asphalt Paving.
In the Commercial Division, top prize went to the Home Depot, with Lafarge taking second.
The judges included DDA Executive Director Lesslee Dort, Alpena City Councilman Mike Nowak, and Alpena News reporter Steve Schulwitz.
Meanwhile, the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary announced the winners of its Thunder Bay Regatta Cardboard Boat Race:
Pride of Fleet Award (Most Well Engineered): USS Washington
Admiral's Award (Most Innovative Design): Can of Sardines
Captain's Award (Team Spirit) Huck Finn
Titanic Award (Most Spectacular Sinking While Trying NOT to Sink): Valiant Vessel
Most Sailors Afloat Award: Zibby Boat
Judge's Bribe Award (Most Money Raised): Hog Rider
First Place Class 1 (Kids): Purrr-fect in Pink
First Place Class 2 (Single Sailor): Huck Finn
First Place Class 3 (Crew of Two): Valiant Vessel
First Place Class 4 (Group Crew, 3+): USS Washington
Thunder Bay Cup GRAND PRIZE: USS Washington
Battle Royale Award (last ditch race, all participants, with harrassment!): USS Washington