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Pumpkin Festival Parade and raffle winners

Sycamore Pumpkin Festival Parade Winners

Float Competition

Best of Parade: Ideal Industries

Best Use of Theme: Cornerstone Christian Academy

Crowd Pleaser: SHS Class of ’73

Neighborhood and Family: Malmassari Family


• 1st: Cornerstone Christian Academy Sports Boosters

• 2nd: Sycamore Public Library

• 3rd: Conexion Comunidad


• 1st: Ideal Industries

• 2nd: Northern Illinois Dance Center

• 3rd: Burkes Hauling


• 1st: SHS Class of ‘73

• 2nd: Immanuel Lutheran Church & Student Center

• 3rd: Kishwaukee College

Band Competition

Class 1

DeKalb High School Marching Band

Class 2

Central High School Band of Pride

Class 3

• 1st: Indian Creek High School Marching Band

• 2nd: Somonauk High School Marching Bobcats Band

• 3rd: Genoa-Kingston High School Marching Band

Junior High

• 1st: Huntley Middle School, DeKalb

• 2nd: Sandwich Middle School Junior Regiment

• 3rd: Eisenhower Junior High Band

Sycamore Pumpkin Festival Raffle Winners

The following people had winning tickets in the Sycamore Lions Club raffle during the Pumpkin Festival:

Sonny Bosco of Elgin (Honda scooters); Steven Hardenberch of DeKalb ($500 at Elburn Co-op); Leroy Greathouse of Sycamore ($500 at DeKalb Sycamore Chevrolet); Jerry Malmassari of Sycamore ($300 at Eagle Ridge); Jose Jalandoni of Elburn ($300 at Buck Bros.); Mel Rolando of LaSalle (Sycamore Park golf package); Mike Spychal and Jen Hance of Sycamore (leaf blower); Janet Tolzylowski of DeKalb (chainsaw); Ken Ebel of Union ($100 at Brown’s County Market); Jenn McCormick of Sycamore ($100 Resource Bank gas card); Clayton Riley of Sycamore (one night at Country Inn & Suites); Deb Cornell of Elburn (one night at Holiday Inn Express); Frank Dinatale of DeKalb (two Squall jackets); Don O’Neill of Genoa (Sorrento’s gift card); Mike Rettig of Sandwich (Taxco gift card); Becky Spears of Sycamore ($50 gold coins).

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