Third an­nual St. Pa­trick’s Day Pa­rade Sa­tur­day

Event ex­pec­ted to draw thou­sands to down­town Hud­son

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If the long-range wea­ther fo­re­cast holds true, it should be mild win­ter tem­pe­ra­tures and sun­ny skies for the 3rd an­nual St. Pa­trick’s Day Pa­rade, mar­ching in­to ac­tion at 1:00 p.m. on­sa­tur­day in Hud­son.

Or­ga­ni­zers say eve­ry­thing is set for the third an­nual pa­rade that has be­come a hit in the region and, in the past two years, has drawn thou­sands to down­town­hud­son.

The pa­rade will be lead by CHOM-977 ra­dio per­so­na­li­ty Ter­ry Di­monte, who­will serve as the event’s grand mar­shall, while Caroline Guy of Saint-la­zare will rei­gn as queen of the pa­rade along­side prin­cesses Chan­tal Lebel, Kait­lyn Mckeow­nand­me­gan­tru­del.

Jea­nette Row­land was na­med this year’s Queen­mum.

The Irish­man of the Year will be na­med

Fri­day du­ring a spe­cial ce­re­mo­ny.

Pa­rade route

The pa­rade will get un­der­way at 1:00 p.m. on March 10 and will be­gin on côte Saint-charles and Main Rd., de­par­ting from West­wood Sr. High School. It will conclude on Ca­me­ron St., in front of Cun­nin­gham’s Pub. Thus far, some 46 groups, in­clu­ding the Bla­ck­watch, The Montreal Pipes & Drums, Sh­ri­ners, Ma­sons, and ma­ny lo­cal mer­chants and as­so­cia­tions will par­ti­ci­pate. For in­for­ma­tion, email or­ga­ni­zers athud­son­pa­rade@ville.hud­son.qc.ca, or call Jim Beau­champ at 514 691-2721, or Mike Klai­man from the Hud­son Re­crea­tion Department at 450 458-6699.

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