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Havre de Grace Independence Celebration prize winners announced

The following are results of awards from the 2013 Havre de Grace Independence Day Parade held on Saturday, July 6.

Marching Units


Best Color Guard

First Place: S.A.L. Post 47


Second Place: Veterans of Foreign Wars

Third Place: Yankee Rebels

Best Decorated Bicycle

First Place: Uncle Sam - Michael Blackness

Second Place: Howard Latham

Best Comic Entry

First Place: A & A Clowns

Best Majorette Group (Twirling, not dance)


First Place: Level Majorettes

Best Marching Band/Dance Unit

First Place: "The Band"

Second Place: Dynasty

Best Majorette/Dance Unit Drum Line

First Place: Dynasty


Second Place: "The Band"

Best Youth Group

First Place: Landsdowne Shooting Stars

Second Place: HdG Recreation Cheer Leaders

Third Place: Meadowvale Elementary School

Fourth Place: Havre de Grace Little League


Best Equestrian Group

First Place: Freedom Hills

Best Motorcycle or Car/Van Unit

First Place: Boumi Shriner Motor Corps

Second Place: American Legion Post 128 Riders

Third Place: Buffalo Soldiers


Best Junior Organizational

First Place: Harford County Library

Second Place: Cub Scouts #555

Third Place: Black Youth in Action

Fourth Place: Charm City Boxing

Best Senior Organizational


First Place: Steppingstone Museum

Second Place: HdG Maritime Museum

Third Place: Friends of Concord Point

Fourth Place: HdG Green Team

Best Commercial

First Place: Legends of Fog


Second Place: Vulcan Materials

Third Place: Bahoukas Antiques

Fourth Place: Tarring Cargo Funeral Home

Judges Awards (Awarded to entries not judged in above categories – no bands)

First Place: Argentino Family

Second Place: CAT Club


Third Place: Animal Hospital of HdG

Fourth Place: Puppy Fashions

Fire Apparatus

Best Fire Company Unit

First Place: Bel Air VFC

Second Place: Aberdeen VFD


Third Place: Port Deposit

Best Pumper

First Place: Aberdeen VFD Engine 214

Second Place: Bel Air VFC Engine 311

Best Tank Truck

First Place: Level VFC Tanker 121


Best Aerial Truck

First Place: Port Deposit Tower 72

Best Rescue Truck

First Place: Aberdeen VFD Rescue 251

Best Ambulance

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First Place: Bel Air VFC Ambulance 395


Second Place: Port Deposit Ambulance 791

Third Place: Hart to Heart

Best Antique Fire Apparatus (Individually owned, driven in parade)

First Place: Piper Family

Second Place: Peach Bottom Township 10-42

Third Place: Town Point Fire Dept.