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Thank You All for Making the Halloween Block Party a Huge Success

November 13, 2016 by Blue Ridge Leader filed under Dear Editor, Opinion No Comments
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Another successful Halloween Block party is now history. We must thank Mother Nature for absolutely perfect weather. Thousands upon thousands ascended on 21st street in Old town Purcellville in costume or to check out the costumes. We awarded over $2000 in cash and trophies to the best costumes in 6 categories. The Judges had some tough decisions to make this year. Let us give a Big Thank you to County Chairwoman Phyllis Randall, Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce President Tony Howard, Purcellville Vice Mayor Karen Jimmerson, Councilman Ryan Cool and Magnolias owner Shawn Malone. Great job Judges! For the 3rd year now Dave Wright was the MC who conducted all the festivities and also kicked off this year’s Block Party with a performance by Last Ham Standing, the crowd loved them.

The most important part of this event is the generosity of the sponsors; without them there would be no Purcellville Halloween Block Party. A big thank you goes to Mr. Ken Nichols, thank you so much for the use of your parking lot, where all the action takes place. Our Monster sponsors are Matt Bowe Build Design, Purcellville Pediatric Dentistry, Mountain View Medical Associates, House Paws Animal Hospital of Round Hill, Dominion Tea and La Dolce Vita Gelato. Also, Nichols Hardware, Catoctin Creek Distillery, Casa Tequila Bar & Grille, Western Loudoun Chiropractic, Bank of Clarke County, Long & Foster Lydia Clark, Nichols, It’s Bazaar on 21st Street, Hunt Country Jewelers, Atoka Properties, John Chapman Family, Town Council Member Doug McCollum, Magnolias at the Mill, and Middleburg Bank.

Thank you to the Friends of the Block Party for your donations, Dilzer Eye Care, Sarah Huntington Photography, Joy’s Dream Bakery, My Deli and Café, Vice Mayor Karen Jimmerson, Town Council Member Ryan Cool, Town Council Member Kelli Grim, Town Council Member Nedim Ogelman, Town Council Member Chris Bledsoe and Raven’s Revenge.

A special thank you to the Town of Purcellville for the use of the Purcellville Police Department and the Public Works Department; Melanie Scoggins Manager Parks and Recreation and to our Town Manager Rob Lohr, your staff is awesome, we even saw you out there on the street lending a helping hand, Thank You.

Pictures from this year’s event are being posted on Facebook and www.PurcellvilleHalloween.com. Be sure to visit our webpage to see all the creative costumes.

See you next year,

Michael Oaks
Kim Patterson
Hillary Coley

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