New Route for Dec. 8 Parade

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Christmas Parade is going to be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 8. The parade, which is sponsored by The Blythewood Chamber of Commerce, will take a new route this year. Instead of leaving from the field behind Bethel-Hanberry Elementary School as in past years, it will start at Blythewood High School, progress north on Highway 21 (Wilson Blvd.), turn left onto McNulty Road, left onto Boney Road, left onto Blythewood Road and left onto Highway 21 and back to BHS.

According to Parade Chairwoman Kristin Jewell, there is no entry fee to participate in the parade. But participants must register. Deadline for parade entries is Friday, Nov. 29. Both parade entry forms and sponsor forms are available at [email protected] All entries must have a seasonal decoration (bow, wreath, etc.) and must be approved by the Parade Committee.

Emcee for the parade will be WIS-TV news anchor Dawndy Mercer and the Grand Marshall will be Joe Pinner.