By Allan Jamail
Galena Park, TX. – Saturday, December 9, 2017 — Galena Park Mayor Esmeralda Moya partnered with the Committee for a Better Galena Park to give the community its 2nd annual Christmas Parade.
The parade led by a police car with sirens blaring began on Clinton Drive as it worked its way through the heart of the city on Main Street. The parade ended at the city’s basketball pavilion in the park, food and refreshments were available along with arts and crafts vendors. The city’s float, “CANDY LAND,” was decorated with gingerbread men, peppermint candy canes and lollipops. The American Legion Post 499 had a float with patriotic flags of the Armed Forces. Judging the floats was Dorothie Harding, John Huff and Gina Gheller.