The Merville Community Foundation was the winner of the Billy Browne Jr. CFCP Memorial Trophy, for Best Overall Entry. Photo supplied.

Courtenay Canada Day Parade winners announced

Merville Community Association named Best Overall Entry

Courtenay’s Canada Day brought many people, organizations and performers together to celebrate our nation’s birthday. The Canada Day Parade showcases our community and the many organizations and people that make it special.

The Billy Browne Jr. CFCP Memorial Trophy will be awarded this year to the winner of the Best Overall Entry.

The trophy had been awarded in the past up until 1996 and has now made its triumphant return in 2019.

The trophy will be on display in possession of the winner of the Best Overall Entry from this year’s parade and will be up for grabs again next year.

Congratulations to our parade winners including:

Best Overall Entry – Merville Community Association

Runner Up – Rotary Club of Comox

Best Themed Entry – J.Puddleduck Preschool

Runner up – Comox Valley Search and Rescue

Best Commercial Entry – Canadian Tire Red Truck

Runner Up – Axe Capoeira Club

Best Organization Entry – Comox Valley Pipe Band

Runner Up – L’Arche Comox Valley

Honorable Mention – HMCS Alberni

Runner up – Comox Valley Geek Society

Best Antique Car – Comox Valley Cruisers Ambulance – Please contact the Florence Filberg Centre

Runner Up – Kenny Shaw Car

Best Decorated Car – North Island College, Elder College

Runner Up – Cumberland May Day Queen Vehicle – Please contact the Florence Filberg Centre

Best Individual Comic – Man on Stilts – Please contact the Florence Filberg Centre

Runner Up – Caring Clowns of the Comox Valley

Many thanks to all Canada Day parade participants, sponsors and volunteers for contributing to this nationwide event.

Prize money can be picked up at the Florence Filberg Centre at 411 Anderton Ave. Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. after Aug. 6.

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