Preparations Begin for 2016 Ocoee Christmas Parade

Christmas ParadeThis year’s Ocoee Christmas Holiday Parade, presented by the Ocoee Lions Club in conjunction with the City of Ocoee, will run on Saturday December 3rd, starting at 1:00 in the afternoon.

The Parade will start at the intersections of Maguire Road and Enterprise Street, and end at Municipal Lakefront Park at Ocoee City Hall.

Lisa Arnold, Teacher of the Year for Ocoee Elementary School, has been named Grand Marshal of the Parade.

Check back here or on our facebook page after the Parade for photos and video, when they become available. You’ll find news updates there too. Tag photos you take on Instagram. Use the hashtags #ocoeechristmasparade, #ocoeeflchristmasparade and/or #ocoeelionsclub.

Rain date will be the next day, starting at 1:00 in the afternoon.

For those of you who plan to enter floats, marchers, walkers, etc, please see the registration forms and lineup information below. There are two options to register–either a printable registration or an online registration page.

Printable Registration Form
Online Registration Form
Parade Lineup Information for Participants

For questions, contact Michael O’Halloran.

And below are Parade route maps.
Printable Ocoee Christmas Parade Route

Parade Route in Google Maps

Lisa Arnold Named Christmas Parade Grand Marshal

grandmarshall2016cropLisa Arnold, Teacher of the Year for Ocoee Elementary School, has been named Grand Marshall of the 2016 Ocoee Christmas Parade. Ms. Arnold earned her National Board Certification in Art, and her artwork is showcased throughout her school. She also ensures that her students’ artwork is showcased at art festivals, Ronald Blocker Educational Leadership Center exhibits and local museums. She has been an integral part of her school’s beautification projects, and invited parents to participate in assembling schoolwide murals. She was a founding member of the Behavioral Leadership team and is a Parent-Teacher Association member.

The Ocoee Christmas Parade is scheduled for Saturday December 3rd, starting at 1:00 pm.

2016 Lions Club Turkey Shoot Dates Announced

Turkey Shoot SignThis year’s Ocoee Lions Club Turkey Shoots will be held on:
October 22
November 12
December 10
(All of them Saturdays).

From 8 am to 4 pm (Sign-ups start @ 7:30 am)
$3.50 per shot

In the field at 881 Ocoee-Apopka Rd, south of the West Orange Girls Softball Complex. Look for the sign on the road.

You bring your own shotgun. We provide the shells. We (usually) also have a house shotgun if you don’t have one.

There will be a 50/50, a gun raffle and a concession stand. See you there!

Proceeds go to the local and international charities the Club supports.

For the uninitiated, this is shooting at paper targets. And one of our fundraisers. The winner of each round of ten shooters receives a frozen turkey or gift card.

Ocoee Lions Club Golf Tournament is May 21st

The Ocoee Lions Club 12th Annual Golf Tournament at Forest Lake Golf Course is scheduled for Saturday, May 21st. Come and play in the tournament individually or bring a team. We are also accepting hole sponsors and multiple hole sponsors. Entry deadline is May 18th, 2016. Remember, your contributions are tax deductible under 501(c)(3) guidelines. Profits raised will go to eyeglasses and hearing aides for Ocoee residents and to the other local and international charities the Club supports.
Fees are:
$80 Entry fee per person
includes greens fee, cart,and lunch
$300 Entry fee per foursome
$150 Hole Sponsor
Beverages will be available on the course
Lunch and Prize Giveaway afterwards.
For contacts, the registration form and for more information, click and print the Golf Tournament Flyer.