REMEMBER OUR NEXT PARADE IS

 

THE 29TH FOR KINGSTON

ST. PATRICK’S PARADE
MARCH 13, 2016

 

ST. PATRICK’S PARADE JOURNAL
As you know each year we publish a parade journal to help pay for the parade expenses. Please take an ad and also please sell an ad The St. Patrick’s Parade is not free to produce; we need all of the help you can give us.

2016 PARADE ADVERTISING INFORMATION

 

 

IF YOU WANT TO MARCH IN THE PARADE
OR
TAKE AN AD IN THE PARADE JOURNAL
Please download and complete
the FORMS below
PLEASE MAIL COMPLETED FORMS TO
THE PARADE, P.O. BOX 2788,
KINGSTON, NY 12402
Parade Journal
Advertising Form


Parade
Registration Form

 

Parade
Rules

 

Parade
Vehicle Limit



 

PARADE VENDORS

PARADE VENDORS MUST REGISTER IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PARADE

THERE ARE NO VENDOR SPOTS ALLOWED IN THE KINGSTON PLAZA, ALONG THE PARADE ROUTE OR IN THE RONDOUT AREA

2016 VENDOR REGISTRATION FORM

 

WE ARE ONCE AGAIN ARE JUDGING THE PARADE
AND AWARDING TROPHIES FOR THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES


Best Band
Best School Unit/Float
Best Decorated Float

Best Decorated Fire Department
Best Original Group
Best Original Irish Spirit

congratulations
 

GRAND MARSHAL
2016 ST PATRICK’S PARADE


CHRISTINE HEIN

 Christine lives in Hurley with her husband of 26 years, Michael, Ulster County Executive, and their son, Mickey, a junior at Coleman High School. She is the Executive Director of People’s Place, the largest food pantry in Ulster County.  Active in our community, she is currently a member of the L.A.O.H., The Junior League of Kingston, and a board member of both the Kiwanis Club of Kingston and The Woodstock Playhouse. 

Christine’s Irish heritage comes from both parents lineage. Her mom, Rita Geary Schabot (LAOH member), is part of the Kingston Geary Clan whose family emigrated from County Cork. Her father’s Irish roots are from County Kerry and County Tipperary.

Her family’s great pride of their Irish ancestry was fostered by her grandfather, Ken Geary. She and her mother are both members of the LAOH and her brother, Mike Schabot, is a member of the AOH. Her son, Mickey, was the 2011 bearer of St. Patrick. Christine loves being active in the Irish community in Ulster County and honored to be part of the 2016 St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

 

MAYOR OF THE DAY
2016 ST PATRICK’S PARADE


ROSE FERRARO BRUCK

 Rose Ferraro-Bruck is a lifelong area resident of Irish decent. She joined the LAOH to honor her heritage and enjoy the camaraderie of other women of Irish decent. Since joining the LAOH Rose has established a fundraising campaign which she conducts annually. Rose is a parishioner of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary parish in Port Ewen. Rose's dedication to the Hooley starts early morning for set up and continues until closing. She is active in the Mid Hudson Women's Chorus serving as past President, Peoples Place and The Catskill Mountain Railroad. She also supports the Irish Cultural Center enterprise. Rose is honored and humbled to be named "Mayor of the Day" and will serve her title with nobility

 

IRISH PRINCESS
2016 ST PATRICK’S PARADE


HALLIE ROSE GARDNER
 

Hallie Rose Gardner is the daughter of Meghan Mary Clausi and Bradley Joseph Gardner. Hallie attends JW Bailey Jr. High School where she excels as an honor student. Hallie loves music and singing. She plays the viola and participates in the choral program at school. There is nothing she loves more than singing with her sisters Alex and Ella. Hallie loves animals, most especially her dog Olaf. Hallie is very proud of her Irish heritage and honored that she was selected as Irish Princess 2016.

 

 

BEARER OF ST. PATRICK
2016 ST PATRICK’S PARADE


LIAM DOYLE
 

Liam Patrick Doyle is a 6 year old first grader from Kingston, N.Y.  He lives with his parents, Dave and Katie, his younger sister, Tamzin, his dog, Kozmo and his 2 hamsters.  Liam attends John F. Kennedy Elementary School and he enjoys math and all things that relate to sports.  He plays soccer, basketball, and baseball and roots for the New York Mets and the New York Giants. 

Liam is of Irish descent on both his mother and father’s side.  In fact, his mother’s grandfather was the youngest AOH president in NY State when he was president of   Mt. Kisco division in the late 1940’s

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GRAND MARSHAL NIGHT
FEBRUARY 19, 2016

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THE SHAMROCK RUN
WILL ONCE AGAIN PRECEDE THE PARADE

WE ARE TRYING TO BREAK THE RECORD

FOR RUNNERS IN A KILT

PLEASE SIGN UP AS SOON AS YOU CAN

There were more than 4,500 Shamrock runners last year !!!!

 

The 28th Annual Shamrock Run
precedes the Parade
at 12:50PM


The Parade and Shamrock Run are Rain or Shine Events
Please line up for the Run on Albany Avenue
The Run Starts promptly at 12:50 PM
The Parade steps off at 1:00 PM
Be Safe, Be Kind and have a Grand Time

 

 

SHAMROCK RUN 2016

www.shamrockrun.org
 

This is the 28th anniversary of the Shamrock Run.  The ICCHV is now in charge of the “running” of the Shamrock Run.  Team Ireland as a committee of the ICCHV is busy planning the Shamrock Run with assistance from the AOH.  The race will lead off the Kingston St. Patrick's Parade, on Sunday March 13th. 
The 2 mile Flat, Fast and First Class Run starts at Academy Green, Kingston, 12:50 pm sharp, and finishes at the foot of Broadway

 

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The biggest and best parade in the valley.  The Kingston St. Patrick's Parade is co-sponsored by the Ancient Order of Hibernians Fr. Con Colbert Woulfe Division 1 and the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 5 of Ulster County in cooperation with the City of Kingston, NY.
The parade steps off from the Kingston Plaza in the historic stockade area of uptown Kingston and continues through the City of  Kingston to the Rondout section where the Rondout Creek flows to the beautiful Hudson River.

Please check back for more developments

 

 

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