St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 16, 2013

Join fellow Mount alumni, students, and faculty as we march in the 252nd New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 16, 2013.

Alfred E. Smith IV, CEO of AE Smith Associates and great-grandson of the legendary Al Smith, four-time governor of New York and the 1928 Democratic U.S. presidential nominee, will serve as this year’s grand marshal.

We will be marching with Sr. Peggy Murphy, MSMC professor of religious studies, and the Orange County Irish Heritage Foundation.

In keeping with the Irish Heritage Festival of Orange County tradition, they have asked us to please wear the following parade attire: black dress pants, off-white top (sweater, turtleneck, button up shirt – layers are fine), and black dress shoes or all black sneakers. No white or multi-color sneakers, festive parade attire or strollers please.

We will provide you with a green Mount Saint Mary College parade sash.

Seating on the bus from MSMC is limited, and on a first-come, first-served basis. Limit 5 bus seat reservations per family.

Date: Saturday, March 16th
Continental Breakfast: 9:30 to 10 am
Bus Departure Time: 10 am from Hudson Hall
Bus Fee: $15 (includes transportation and continental breakfast)

Parade Line-up Time and Location: 3:20 pm at East 48th Street between 5th & Park Avenue
Enjoy time in the city and watching the parade before we line up at 3:20 pm!
Bus Return Time: 6 pm

Please make checks payable to Mount Saint Mary College, and mail to:

Office of Alumni Affairs
Mount Saint Mary College
330 Powell Avenue, Newburgh, NY 12550
For additional information, please call the Alumni Office at 845-569-3286 or email alumniaffairs@msmc.edu.

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