Central Chamber Holiday Parade Awards Breakfast

(L-R) Phillip Olavarria of PBCFR, Wellington’s Jeff Goldman, Michelle Garvey, Mayor Anne Gerwig and Councilman Michael Napoleone, PBSO Deputy Harold Harper Jr. and Kayla Pragi of the Parade Committee.

The Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County hosted a Post-Parade Breakfast on Thursday, Jan. 12 honoring the businesses, organizations and people who helped to make the 38th annual Wellington Holiday Parade a success.

The chamber began by thanking the Village of Wellington for its continued partnership with the parade over the years. Mayor Anne Gerwig was one of many people in attendance. She also thanked the Village of Wellington staff, especially Michelle Garvey and her team, for their endless dedication and effort that they put forth.

Central Chamber CEO Mary Lou Bedford thanked the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office and Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue, along with Print It Plus owners Kimberly and David Leland, for their continued support for the parade.

The breakfast ended with Maria Antuña, CEO of the Hispanic Chamber, and Bedford honoring the parade winners with certificates. The parade winners were: New Horizons Elementary School PTA as Best In Show; Wellington Wizards Rugby Club for first in Decorated Vehicle, Wellington Regional Medical Center for first in Adult Floats, Wellington All-Stars for first in Juvenile Floats, Cats Gymnastics for first in Marching Group, Wellington High School as Best Marching Band and Dance Theatre for first in Performance Group.