Annual Mahoning Valley St. Patrick's Day Parade will be
held on Sunday, March 12th, 2017. The
Parade will step off at 1:00 PM and proceed north on Market Street
from McClurg Road to Southwoods Avenue. Boardman has proven to be an excellent
venue for the Valley’s Biggest Parade. Sponsors of the Parade this year will
again be the Mahoning Valley Irish Organizations, WFMJ TV-21, and The
Vindicator. We are inviting you to join the Parade and 25,000 to 30,000 of the
Valley’s finest spectators to celebrate this family tradition.
of the Parade this year is “MAY THE IRISH BE WITH YOU”. Trophies
will be awarded.
Marshal for this year’s parade is Edward Reese, the
Ockerman Award recipient is Bob Hankey, our Lord Mayor of Kilkenny is Kevin McGuire and the Cleary Award will be given
to Sharon Sabatka.
Parade will be our Shamrock Balloon.
J. Reese Family Reviewing Stand will be near the North end of the march and
located in front of Johnny's Restaurant. Master
of Ceremonies at the Reviewing Stand is Casey
Malone. The Shaffer Brothers will
perform at the Post Parade Party at The Operating Engineers Hall on McClurg
any public extravaganza, the budget grows each year and now exceeds $15,000 annually.
parade specialties, printing, promotion and other costs make it necessary to
ask for your help. The Parade is made up of
twelve divisions, with each division sponsored by various local businesses.
Each division sponsorship includes:
Banner with your company's name to lead your division.
trophy named in your honor.
place in your division for your company to participate in the Parade.
invitation to the Pre-Parade Breakfast.
own place on the reviewing stand.
listing as a Division Leader in Newspaper Ads and our website
A full page ad in the Parade Program (10.000 copies),
free to spectators along the Parade route. Camera ready copy appreciated.
Division Sponsorship brings you more than just civic pride, it brings you the
you so greatly deserve as a community leader for all you do for others.
Division sponsorship is $1,000.00 made
payable to the Mahoning Valley St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee, Robb Kale,
Treasurer, 754 Wildwood Drive, Youngstown, OH 44512
For further information
about your sponsorship please contact Eileen Gilmartin at 330-501-1165 or myself
On behalf of the Parade
Committee, we again thank you for your support in the past and look forward to
support in 2017.