WEIRTON — The Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the award recipients for this year’s Weirton Christmas Parade, which was held Nov. 27 with a theme of “Weirton Wonderland.”

Trophies were presented Monday at the Weirton Chamber offices for the following categories:

Large Float: Lombardi Development, first place

XX Large Float: Cleveland Cliffs and John D. Rockefeller Career Center, tie for first place

Mini-float: Chambers and James Funeral Homes, first place; Dance by Hillary, second place

Decorated Vehicle/Specialty Unit: Rust Belt Jeep Alliance, first place; Army National Guard, second place

Performance Group (Dance Troupe, Walkers, Strollers, Carolers): Dancy by Hillary, first place; Weir Middle School Cheerleaders, second place

Best Band Sound: Brooke High School

Chamber officials noted there were close to 70 entries in the parade.

Sponsors for the 2021 Weirton Christmas Parade were Nick’s Auto, West Virginia Northern Community College, Summer’s Enterprise and Best You Boutique.

Fireworks sponsors were Encompass Health, Hancock County Savings Bank, Nick’s Auto, First Choice America Federal Credit Union, Tomtreyco/McDonald’s, and Window World, with Summer’s Enterprise serving as the grand finale sponsor.