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Heritage Parade 2008 

 
 
Bermuda Day Parade - Float Judging Results


By Amanda Dale


Premier's Award (Best Float): General Post Office ('Shake, Rattle and Roll' - a replica of the Bermuda Railway Company Train with various postage stamps published during the same era)

Reggie Ming Award (Most Beautiful): General Post Office

Dr. Kenneth Robinson Award (Best School - Primary): Victor Scott Primary School (Go Cart)

D.J. Williams Award (Best School - Middle): Sandys Secondary Middle School ('Life in Old Bermuda' - replica seaplane to commemorate Bermuda's first airport terminal at Darrell's Island - where Pan American and Imperial Airways planes landed)

Minister's Award (Most Original): Department of Community and Cultural Affairs ('Life in Old Bermuda' - cottage with cast iron tank, washboard, and horse and plough)

L.C.C.A. Award (Best Volunteer): Windreach Recreational Facility ('Games We Play' - old playground games)

Chamber of Commerce Award (Best Commercial): 1st - Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Ltd ('Bringing Banking to You' - Bermuda's first mobile bank)

2nd - Elbow Beach Hotel ('Stepping Back in Time' - a replica of Elbow Beach Surf Club 1960)

Best Government Department Award: 1st - General Post Office

2nd - Ministry of Works and Engineering ('St. John's AME Church' - the role of religion in the 1800s)

3rd - Department of Community and Cultural Affairs

Mrs. J.J. Outerbridge Award (Best Individual): Lionel Smith ('To Travel Through Their Times' - Queen's Birthday, May 24 Marathon and Cedar Avenue with forms of transport such as the caboose, taxis and Penny Farthing)

Ruth Thomas Award (Heritage Award): Ministry of Works and Engineering

Best Community/Volunteer/Political Award: 1st - Progressive Labour Party ('Living in Old Bermuda' - Bermuda cottage with old tank, dipper and cedar logs)

2nd - East End Mini Yacht Club ('Sailor's Haven' - a replica wooden house and porch with water pump, tub and scrubbing board)