Here we go again folks! The 2016 South Amboy Saint Patrick’s Parade, which will be held on March 12th, 2016 starting at 2 PM, is starting to take shape.
I cannot tell you how proud I am, that this year’s Grand Marshall is my true friend and tireless parade worker, Richie Moran. There is NO parade without Richie. He has been the back bone of this organization for numerous years and the big-toe when needed. I, for one, always knew when I did something wrong, Richie would first fix it and then make sure I did not make the same mistake again. I am so glad Richie finally said yes and I cannot wait to see my friend watching his efforts as Grand Marshal.
Our Honorary Grand Marshall will be the Honorable John E McCormac; the mayor of Woodbridge and true government servant for countless years. John has been marching in our parade for 20 years and I am so proud that John with Richie will be leading us down Broadway.
The South Amboy Parade Committee again wants to thank the South Amboy Police Department for keeping us safe and working with us to have a family friendly parade. The South Amboy Parade Committee would also like to thank Mayor Fred Henry and his staff for allowing us to be a city sponsored event and for helping make our city proud.
Lastly I would like to personally thank my wife for putting up with the countless phone calls and missed meals and always being there for me. My wife, known to everyone fondly as Saint Sue (I do not understand why), is THE BEST.
Remember, The South Amboy Saint Patrick’s Day Parade is on March 12th. And as a reminder, no open containers.
See you at the parade!!
Michael "Mickey" Gross Parade Chairman
Our 2016 Honorees
Grand Marshal Mr. Richard Moran
Deputy Grand Marshal Mr. Harold Dennen, Jr.
Honorary Grand Marshal Mayor John E. McCormac
Special Honored Guests William Schwarick Jacqueline & Joe Julian (owners of Jacqueline's Florist & Gifts)