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Allentown announces Points of Pride parade prize winners

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Oct 04 2012 10:42:25 AM CDT

Allentown celebrates with parade

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

A dozen organizations will receive prize money for their award-winning performances in Saturday's Points of Pride Parade.

The parade was part of Allentown's 250th Anniversary celebration.

Seventeen marching bands and 16 floats participated in the parade and nearly 2,500 people marched in the event.T

On Thursday, the city announced the following prize winners:

Best Band:
1. Kutztown ($500)
2. Parkland ($300)
3. William Allen ($200)

Best Float:
1. Lehigh Valley Child Care ($500)
2. Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum ($250)
2. Zion’s “Liberty Bell” Church and Museum ($250)

Best Representation of a Historical Event
1. Zion’s “Liberty Bell” Church and Museum ($500)
2. U.S. Army Fife and Drum Corps ($300)
3. Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum ($200)

Most Allentown Pride
1. Allentown Public Library ($500)
2. William Allen ($300)
3. The Burning Hearts ($200)