East Longmeadow Fourth of July Parade
Step out for the 2006 East Longmeadow Fourth of July Parade
Polish American Memorial Calvary Squadron from East Longmeadow
EAST LONGMEADOW It is time for the 2006 East Longmeadow Fourth of July Parade. As always, the parade promises to be a day of fun. Colorful floats, great music, and don't forget to expect appearances by 2006 Grand Marshal Merle Safford, Miss East Longmeadow Gina Rosati, Ms. Senior Mass, VFW POST 3236, and many, many more.
Below The Reminder has included a list of guest appearances and float information. So gather up your friends and family, hit the parade route, and keeping in line with this year's theme, "Let Freedom Ring."
2006 East Longmeadow 4th of July Parade details
The East Longmeadow 4th of July Parade will step off a 10 a.m. on the morning of July 4th, rain or shine.
9:40 a.m. Exchange Club & 9th. Mass Battery
9:50 a.m. East Longmeadow Fire Dept.
10 a.m. Start of Parade
Music-Windsor Fife and Drum Corps
Western Mass Viet Nam Vets Chapter 111 Honor Guard
Ct Chapter Viet Nam Vets
Police Pace Car & E. Long. Police Chief
Florida State Police Car (Mustang)
4C's Auto Body Patriotic Corvette
Music Yankee Doodle Band
Float- Lenox/American Saw
VFW POST 3236
VFW POST 70 with Ladies Aux.
American Legion groups and Color Guard
Polish Artiliiary Cavalry Squadraon
US Coast Guard Recruiting
East Longmeadow participants:
Music Italian Amer. Band
East Long. Board of Selectmen
East Long. School Committee
East Long. Republican Town Committee
Senator Brian Lees and wife
State Representative Mary Rogeness
E. Long. Council on Aging participants:
Sr. Friendship Club Officers
Sr. Center Building Study Committee
Morning Glory Walkers
Western Mass Relics Softball Team
Music- E. Long. High School Band
E. Long. High School Varsity Cheerleaders
Cub Scouts Pack 272
Float Landmark Realty
Music Westbrook Fife and Drum
Float All Amer. Gymnastics/Incredible Inflatables
East Long. DPW
Out of Town participants:
Hampden Board of Selectmen
Longmeadow Democratic Town Committee
Float Spfld. Of Elks #61
Float Pioneer Valley Special Olympics
Hampden County Sheriff's Dept.
East Long. Suburban Cheerleaders
Music Ct. Hurricanes
Float Coldwell Banker Realty
Float Miss East Longmeadow
Ms. Senior Mass Emurriel Holloway
Body Works / flat bed trailer/(4 cars)
Music Black River Fife & Drum
Charlie Serafin (unicycle)
Teddy Bear Pools & Spas (VW Bug)
Float E. Long. Lions
Whispering Horse Theraputic Riding Center
Music Hartford Steel Symphony
Wilbraham Twin Meadows Youth Hockey
Music Spfld. Kilties
E. Long. Unico/car
Donavan's Pub (double decker bus)
Crowne Plaza of Enfield & Spfld.
Spfld. Falcons Hockey & Mascot (Screech)
Bicycle Bells For Freedom (tandem bicycle)
Music- Marquis of Granby
Big Y Corp. (car & marchers)
WAQY 102 Radio/Lazer 99.3
Float Spfld. St. Patrick's Committee (Spfld. Colleen)
Mass State Warriors Cheerleaders
Spfld. Rescue Mission (2 cars & van)
Iron Horse Motorcycles
Music Spfld. Steel Drums & Caribbean Dancers
Majestic Theater (Corvette & Motorcycle)
Float- Opa Opa Steakhouse
Dog Days & Nights
Red Stone Productions (van)
Music Faith Tabernacle Church Group
Float Chicopee St. Patrick's Comm. (Chicopee Colleen)
Music- Tivuili Band from Jamica
King Ward Bus Co.
American Medical Response Vehicle
Again, the 2006 East Longmeadow Fourth of July Parade steps off at 10 a.m.
The parade route is the same as it has been for years. Down Hanward Hill Ave. to Elm. Then down Elm to Mapleshade, then down Mapleshade to North Main, continuing down North Main to the center of town. Then right on Maple to the High School.
The parade goes on rain or shine.