​SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2016, 12:00 PM

   "In fourteen hundred ninety-two Columbus sailed the ocean blue..  He had three ships and left from Spain;    
He sailed through sunshine, wind and rain. He sailed by night; he sailed by day; He used the stars to find his way.  
A compass also helped him know - How to find the way to go.

           The  22nd Worcester Columbus Day Parade which begins at the corner of Aitchison Street  will march down Shrewsbury Street, in the City of Worcester, Massachusetts and ending at Washington Square near Union Station on Sunday, October 9, 2016

          The Worcester Columbus Day Parade is an annual Italian tradition which delights the community as well as the City of Worcester. 
The Columbus Day Parade is a time to honor and celebrate our Italian ancestors that, despite extreme adversity, prejudice, and suffering upon arriving in this country, showed determination and strength to not only build successful lives for themselves and their families but also to contribute in building a strong and successful nation that honors and respects people of all nations  The Worcester Columbus Day Parade Committee is proud that we have evolved into a multicultural celebration. Parade participants demonstrates their cultures, heritage and accomplishments, as part of our multicultural City of Worcester. 
          "Family" is the key word of this event. The parade committee's mission is to organization a family event 
as we welcome all  community groups and organizations to participate.   The Worcester Columbus Day Parade Committee reserves the right to select participants that demonstrates these goals.
          The parade is a one mile three division parade.  Division 1A  Honors Our Veterans and Military units. The parade showcases local high school marching bands, floats,  fire engines, motorcycles and much, much, more. The parade is broadcast LIVE on Charter TV3.   If you miss the parade at 12:00 NOON. If you missed the parade you have another chance to watch the parade on Monday, Columbus Day at 10:00 am 
as well as Charter TV3.

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    Robert F. Pezzella   

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Worcester Columbus Day Parade Committee
proudly announce our 2016  Grand Marshal