Thank you to our sponsors!

 


 

 

 


 

 

 

This year we collected new, unwrapped toys for Volunteer Prince William’s Un-Trim-A-Tree Program.  Toys were collected along the parade route before the parade began.
Spread the word for this year’s toy collection!

 

 

 


GRAND MARSHAL:  JOHN O. GREGORY   

A lifelong resident of Manassas, Mr. Gregory is a veteran of WWII, serving in both the Navy and the Coast Guard, and has been active in the VFW. This founder of Gregory Construction Company has been very involved in his community throughout his life as a founder of Prince William Hospital, a co-founder of Security Bank (now part of BB&T), and as a leader in Lions Club International, as well as, local and state level Republican Committees. He even visited President George H.W. Bush in the Oval Office! John enjoys attending his lifelong church, Bethel Lutheran, with his grandchildren – Taylor, Jessica, and John.

 

 

 


WOMAN OF THE YEAR:  ROBIN PERKINS

Many of you may know Robin through her 33 years of service in the treasurer’s office for the City of Manassas where, after 15 years, she rose to the elected position of Treasurer. Having served in that capacity for over 18 years, she will be retiring at the end of this year. A lifelong resident of Manassas, Robin graduated from Osbourn High School in 1974. She enjoys being a scout leader and cookie mom, a youth bowling director, and volunteering with the City Schools. She serves on numerous boards and committees one of which, Manassas Rotary Club, holds an annual Christmas Party and provides gifts and good cheer for residents in the District Home at Birmingham Green. She also has served for many years on the Greater Manassas Christmas Parade Committee. Robin and her husband Clyde have two children, Cheryl and Clyde II, and have been blessed with three grandchildren, Savannah, Shelby, and Wyatt.

 


 

Click here to check out 2016 parade pictures on flickr.com!

 


Santa’s Message

 

 

 


PARADE WINNERS     

Sponsored Floats
1.  All Saints Catholic School – E.E. Wine
2.  Boys and Girls Club of Manassas – Burke and Herbet Bank
3.  Mayfield Intermediate School – Bull Run Kiwanis
Business Floats
1.  Eastern Memorials

2.  Okra’s Cajun Creole
3.  Vertical Rock Indoor Climbing Center
Clubs and Organizations Floats
1.  St. Thomas United Methodist Church

2.  Girl Scouts Service Unit 90-3
3.  Vertical Rock Indoor Climbing Center
Chairman’s Award
Manassas Rotary Club
Cheerleading Groups
1.  Manassas Park High School Cheer

2.  Osbourn High School Cheerleaders
Marching Bands
1.  TIE- Battlefield High School Marching Band and Manassas Park High School Marching Band

2.  Stonewall Jackson High School Marching Band
3.  Osbourn High School ‘Screaming Eagles’ Marching Band
Dance Groups
1.  Showcase Dance Studio

2.  Spotlight Dance Company
3.  Manassas Youth Ballet
Animal Groups
1.  Lucky Dog Grooming

2.  Manassas Therapy Dogs, Inc.
3.  Silver Eagle Stables
Vehicle Groups
1.  Northern Virginia Jeepers Association

2.  Manassas (HOG) Harley Owner’s Group
3.  DC Metro Minis
Non- Float Marching Units
1.  Center for the Arts – Pied Piper Theater

2.  Stonewall Jackson AFROTC
3.  Knights of Columbus