Cedar Rapids St. Patrick's Day Parade 2017 Awards

CEDAR RAPIDS — Awards presented to entries in the St. Patrick’s Day parade Friday included these honors:

Best Performing Musical Entry: first place — Z102.9 Schulte and Swann Marching Band; second place — Garnet Place Ding-A-Lings Bell Ringing Troupe

Best Original Female Costume: first place — Harrington Clan Snakebusters; second place — Glynn Gang, Willy McWonka and the Irish Oompa Loompas

Best Original Male Costume: first place — Steve Bryant; second place — TJ the Clown Entertainment

Best Vehicle Entry: first place — Bloomsbury Farm 1950 Chevy hearse; second place — Old Guys Gone Wild, 1951 green custom Ford

Best Walking Entry: first place — Harrington Clan Snakebusters; second place — Parnell Ancestral Walking Brigade

Best Private Irish-Themed Entry: first place — Maneely, Dalziel, Davis, Molumby and Guge families, Irish Flood Control “Keg O’Barriers;” second place — Glynn Gang, Willy McWonka

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Best Commercial Entry: first place — Green Acres Storage; second place — Z102.9 and KGYM sports talk radio

Best Bribe: first place — Harrington Clan Snakebusters

Best Animal Entry: first place — Last Hope Animal Rescue; second place — Dogs Go Irish

Don Raher Memorial Award for Best Overall Costume: Harrington Clan Snakebusters

Jerry Harrington Memorial Award for Most Wholesome/Heartfelt Entry: Glynn Gang, Willy McWonka

Jimmy Duggan Memorial Award for Best Family Representation: Irish Flood Patrol “Keg O’Barriers”

Pat Fitzpatrick Irish Eyes Memorial Award for Most Creative Entry: Glynn Gang, Willy McWonka

Ed McGinty Memorial Award for Best Overall Entry: Glynn Gang, Willy McWonka

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