VERO BEACH – Get your Easter bonnets dusted off and your baskets ready. Dale Sorensen Real Estate, Inc. (DSRE), has announced the date for the 3rd Annual Vero Beach Easter Parade presented by Bill and Mary Ann Becker. The popular event will be held on Thursday, April 18 on Ocean Drive. The event will include a children’s Easter Egg Hunt, a Golf Cart Parade, and a “New York Style” Bonnets and Ball Caps Parade.
The Easter Egg Hunt, which will be broken down into 3 age groups including toddlers, 5-7-year-olds, and 8-12-year-olds, will begin at 4:30 p.m. at Humiston Park. There will be free photos with the Easter Bunny at the DSRE Kiosk located at 3101 Ocean Drive. Other free activities include face painting, fairy hair, and craft stations which will begin at 4:00 p.m.
The Golf Cart Parade will begin at 6:00 p.m. Golf Cart Parade participants will need to meet no later than 5:30 p.m. at the golf cart staging area located at 805 Iris Lane. The parade route will be east on Flamevine turning North on Ocean Drive to Azalea Lane, west on Azalea to Cardinal. Golf carts will be judged in the following categories: Most Easter Spirit, Most Humorous, Historic Centennial and Best of Vero Beach. The cost to register for the golf cart parade is $50 per cart. Registration can be made through Golf Carts of Vero Beach at 772.778.2278 or by email at [email protected]. Transportation of golf carts to the event can be arranged through Golf Carts of Vero Beach for an additional fee of $25.
The event will also include a fantastic “New York Style” Bonnets and Ball Cap Parade beginning at 5:30 p.m. Men, women and children of all ages are invited to participate in this event, with stylish or creative hats and ball caps. To obtain a number to walk in this portion of the parade, participants are asked to meet at the DSRE tent at the compass-star in front of the entrance to Humiston Park no later than 5:00 p.m. There is no charge to walk in the Bonnets and Ball Cap Parade. Participants will be judged in the following categories: Best Bonnet Adult Female, Best Ball Cap Adult Male, Best Bonnet Child Female, and Best Ball Cap Child Male. Easter Bonnets will be displayed and available for purchase as a part of a silent auction to support the Boys and Girls of Indian River County. Prize sponsors are to include: gift certificates from White Orchid Spa and children’s gift baskets from Lily Pad Vero Beach, and Egg & Friends. The red carpet for the walking part of the parade was donated by Creative Carpet One. Questions regarding this part of the event, including to enter a decorated bonnet, may be directed to June Fitzgerald at [email protected].
The Vero Beach Easter Parade is the brainchild of Matilde Sorensen, co-owner of DSRE. “This has quickly become one of the favorite events of the year here in Vero Beach,” Sorensen said. “Thousands attended the last two years and we expect this event to just keep growing. The bonus is that the event benefits Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County.”
Committee members include Alex Agudelo, Jennifer Bailey, Jim Belanger, Tim Burklew, Anna Burklew, Kristin Casalino, Allison Cloughley, Rita Curry, Suzanne Curry, Samantha Davino, Karen Dodson, June Fitzgerald, Martha Sue Gallaher, Star Knudson, Dennis Miller, Jason Patzer, Carolyn Plante, Jan Hogan-Pratt, Megan Raasveldt, Georgann Schreiber, Elizabeth Sorensen, Austin Stiglin, Katie Swing, Angela Waldrop, Josh Waldrop, Jeannette Weiss, Mike Young, and Hope Zoda.
About Dale Sorensen Real Estate
Family-owned and managed since 1978, Dale Sorensen Real Estate is a full-service real estate brokerage dedicated to a long-standing tradition of excellence. Recognized as the top luxury real estate firm on Florida’s East Coast, the award-winning company commits exclusive resources to ensure leadership and a preferred choice for individuals selling and buying properties. Recognized as the top luxury real estate firm in the markets they serve, the company has earned exclusive affiliations with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, Luxury Portfolio International, Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate and the Board of Regents, and a highly-established presence in London, UK, through Mayfair International Realty. Through the use of their global network, comprehensive marketing strategies, strategic social networking tools and innovative search engine optimization techniques, Dale Sorensen Real Estate provides its agents with the tools they need and its customers with maximum worldwide exposure.
With more than 200 sales associates and support staff and twelve locations in Florida, the company has reported 2018 sales of over $715M in the markets they serve which includes Indian River County, Brevard County, St. Lucie County, and the surrounding areas. In celebration of the company’s 40th anniversary, Dale Sorensen Real Estate, Inc. believes that business leadership carries with it a responsibility of stewardship to help make the communities they serve a better place to live, work, and raise families. Visit Dale Sorensen Real Estate on the web at www.SorensenRealEstate.com.
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