Many Tri-Staters spent their Sunday afternoon soaking up the holiday festivities at a holiday parade, hosted by American General Financial Services. Scooby Doo, Shrek, and Elmo were some of the many cartoon characters that made a special appearance downtown. Our very own Aly Vanek, Andy Schroeder, Randy Moore, and Jackie Monroe also took time to stop by and greet the public. Kids of all ages seemed to be enjoying themselves. The day was filled with great weather, excitement, and of course painted faces and treats. This is the 19th year for the parade.