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Registration for the Luck of the Irish Parade continues until Feb. 25

The second annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration is fast approaching, and the kick off event to the fun and festivities will once again be the “Luck of the Irish Parade”.
On Tuesday, March 11, the Rotary Club of Tyrone will welcome community organizations, high school bands, local and state dignitaries, church groups, fire companies, individuals, businesses and anyone interested in participating in the parade.
Rotary encourages all participating groups to be as creative as possible. Each category will be judged with a monetary award for first place. There will also be a prize for overall creativity and originality.
Categories are business/commercial, churches/non-profits and children.
If there is extreme bad weather, there will be no re-schedule date for the parade.
Parade line-up will be held on Lincoln Avenue from 15th Street, straight back toward 20th Street from 5:30 to 6 p.m.
The parade will start promptly at 6 p.m. and will proceed through the regular parade route, with judging taking place in front of the Tyrone Post Office. The parade will conclude at the Armory.
If you are interested in participating in the parade, register by February 25 to the Rotary Club of Tyrone, P.O. Box 207, Tyrone, PA 16686.
Examples of parade entries could include: float, twirling group, antique car, fire truck, marching band, etc.
If you have any questions, contact Terri Swann of the Rotary Club of Tyrone at 632-9523, Jennifer Bryan, Parade Chairperson, (h) 684-4306, (w) 949-7621 or Rose Black of the Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce at 684-0736.