EVANS - The Evans Township Lions Club, Inc., sponsored its 59th annual Halloween parade this year, stepping off promptly at 2 p.m. on Oct. 27, from the Village of Angola Fire Hall on Commercial Street. A shortened parade route, due to the cold and rainy weather, didn't seem to dampen the enthusiasm of the approximately 100 dedicated, costumed marchers. Moms and dads holding umbrellas helped, too.
Upon returning to the warm and dry fire hall, all marchers received the traditional "Lions Club Dollar," a trick or treat bag with treats inside, a soft drink and ice cream treat from "Brownie" the ice cream man, and a pumpkin, suitable for carving or eating.
The Evans Township Lions Club, Inc., appreciates the help of the Village of Angola, the Fire Department, the Evans Police Department, Dave Yager Farms, "Brownie" (Tim Dybdahl) the ice cream man, and the 100 brave souls who made the parade possible. Without the Halloween costumed marchers, there would have been no parade.
The Evans Lions Club is already making plans for next year. That will be their 60th parade. With the community's help, they project that it will be the best parade yet.