Third annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Saturday
Event expected to draw thousands to downtown Hudson
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Jim Beauchamp at 514 691-2721, or Mike Klaiman from the Hudson Recreation Department at 450 458-6699.