A look at today''s big parade line-up

Parade GuyParade GuyToday's Dorchester Day Parade starts at 1 p.m. in Lower Mills and follows Dorchester Avenue to Columbia Rd. Here's the final roster of today's parade. See you out there!

2009 Dorchester Day Parade Roster
Kick-Off 1 p.m. Lower Mills along Dorchester Ave to Columbia Road ( 3.2 miles long).

ADVANCE UNIT
Boston Fire Department
Boston Emergency Medical Services
Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department (only motorcycles here)
Eascare Ambulance - George Gilpin
McCall Ambulance - Steve McCall
Boston Boarding - Mark O’Neil

CHIEF MARSHAL’S DIVISION
Thomas M. Menino - Mayor and family
Deval Patrick - Governor
Gene Valliencourt - Veterans Affairs Commissioner
Boston Police Mounted Unit
Boston Honor Guards
Boston Police Gaelic Column - James Barry
Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department Honor Guard, Van & Cruiser
McKeon Post Amvets #46 Honor Guard
Marine Corp Honor Guard
Dick Bennett - Chief Marshal
DAV and DAVA
DAV State Commander
DAV Auxiliary Commander
Steven Bickerton, Jr. - Mayor of Dorchester
Worcester Sound and Light Military Band Organ Joseph Tortorelli
National Guard unit from Victory Road
5th Mass Battery Bill Knowles
Dorchester Education Complex JROTC
Dorchester Bears - Major Clayton L. Hogan
Brighton High School JROTC - 1 Sgt. Greg Taylor
English High School JROTC - 1 Sgt. Burch Alford Jr.
Hyde Park High School JROTC - CWO 3 Brown
East Boston High School JROTC - Lt. Col. Welman
West Roxbury High School NJROTC LCDR Driscoll
Little Miss Dorchester and the 1st 2nd runner ups
The Bostonian Jackie McDonald
Forbes School of Irish Dance

1ST DIVISION

Maureen Feeney – District 3 City Councilor
Windjammers - Russ Weisman
St. Marks Main Streets
Charles Yancey – District 4 City Councilor
Mt. Washington Bank - Lauren Mann
Stephen Murphy - Councilor at Large
College Hype - Jack Doherty
Dorchester Recycling Coalition - John Anderson
People for Peace
Michael Flaherty – Councilor & Candidate for Mayor
Estrallas Tropicales - Reinelda Riveria
Close to Home - Elizabeth Reardon
John Connolly – Councilor at Large
Tony Barrie Marching Band
Century 21
Sam Yoon - Councilor & Candidate for Mayor
Kenny School Band - Mr. Chu
Patsy’s Clowns
St. Brendan’s Color Guard
Dapper O’Neil Tribute - Richard Masterson
Susi Auto Body Antique Cars

2ND DIVISION

Jack A. Hart – State Senator
Citations Drum & Bugle Corp - Donna Monte (setup in schoolyard)
Dot Out - Mark Haley
Martin J. Walsh - State Representative
Hot Tamales Brass Band - Mickey Bones
Dorchester Youth Hockey
Bay Cove Human Services - Charles Hollis
Upham’s Elder Service Plan - Diane Staib
Marie St. Fleur - State Representative
Dynasty Productions - Cynthia Coker
Girl Scouts of Eastern MA - Erin Mullen
Harbor Health Services
Linda Dorcena Forry - State Representative
New Liberty Jazz Band
Vietnamese Assembly of God Dorchester
Dor. Community Ctr. For Visual Arts (Dot Art ) - Leslie McWeeney (flatbed on Dot Ave near DD)
Hub Plumbing & Mechanical

3RD DIVISION

Ayanna Pressley - Candidate for City Council at Large
Panabos Marching Band
Ego Ezedi - Candidate for City Council at Large
Carney Hospital - Mary Troung
Blessed Mother Teresa Church
Elizabeth Seton Academy
Andrew Kenneally - Candidate for City Council at Large
Worcester Brass Band
The Network/LaRed - Dandy Pilon
Dot Well
Doug Bennett - Candidate for City Council at Large
St. Brendan’s Gaelic Athletic Club
Tomas’ Gonsalves - Candidate for City Council at Large
Vietnamese American Community of Mass
Hiep Nguyen - Candidate for City Council at Large
Just in Boston Properties - Justin Green
Dangerous Stylez Crew
Tito Jackson - Candidate for City Council at Large
Roberto Clemente 21 Dancers - Zulma Vega
Kevin McCrea - Candidate for Mayor
The First Baptist Church of Dorchester
Little German Band - Joe Machado
Dorchester YMCA
Bill Trabucco - Candidate for City Council at Large
Bunker Hill Pipe Band
Felix Arroyo Jr. - Candidate for City Council at Large
SEIU 1199 Union
Robert Fortes - Candidate for City Council at Large
Jean-Claude Sanon - Candidate for City Council at Large

Boston Statue Factory Cady Vishniac will be performing at our reviewing stands at Peabody Square and Catherine Clark reviewing stand

Roster is printed as an informational guide only the line up of the parade is subject to change by the clerk of the committee the day of the parade.

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