For Immediate Release
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Northwest Side Irish Parade (NWSI)
Sunday March 15, 2020
6634 W. Raven Street
Assembly begins at 9:00 A.M.
Kick-off 12:00 P.M.
NWSI Humanitarian- Richard Passarelli
Grand Marshal – James T. Slevin, President the Utility Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO
Start: 12:00 pm Kick off begins at 6634 W. Raven (Onahan School)
End: Approximately 1:30 pm at Harlem Ave.
NWSI Official After Party -
Start -Immediately after the parade at St. Thecla Falcon Hall- 6725 W. Devon Avenue Chicago 60631 & End's —5:00pm
On Sunday March 15, 2020 the NWSI will host their 16th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The parade will kick off at 12:00pm at 6634 W. Raven (Onahan School) and will run south up Neola Avenue to Northwest Highway north to Harlem Avenue, ending at Harlem Avenue.
There are more than one hundred parade group participants, and approximately twenty-five hundred marching, along with thousands of spectators who will attend the Northwest Side Irish Friends and Family Parade.
The NWSI committee is honored and proud to announce the 2020 Grand Marshal James T. Slevin, President the Utility Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO, and our NWSI 2020 Humanitarian Award recipient is Richard Passarelli .
The 2020 NWSI Queen is Shannon King., her court is Darby Calkins and Gina Biancalana.
For more information about our honorees, please visit our website at www.northwestsideirish.org
More parade participants include: The Emerald Society Band, Chicago Pipes and Drums, Mullane Irish Dancers, Trinity Irish Dancers, St. Patrick’s High School, Notre Dame High School Band, William Howard Taft High School Band, O’Hare Irish Dancer, Dillon Gavin Irish Dancers, Teamsters JC 25, Sheet Metal Workers Local 73, IBEW Local 134, SEIU Local 73, CTA, Regina High School, Chicago Pipes and Drums, and many many more.
The Official NWSI After Party will take place at St. Thecla Falcon Hall - 6725 W. Devon Avenue Chicago 60631. Admission Tickets for the after party are $15.00 per person includes a Corned Beef and cabbage dinner, beer, wine and soda. Plus Additional Drink Wristband (optional): $5.00 21 years & older only (includes beer & wine), Kids (10 and younger): $10, Kids (3 and Younger: FREE with Admission ticket includes hot dog, chips and a soda. The after party includes live entertainment, face painting, balloon magic, raffles and extended family fun. The Official NWSI After Party begins at 1:00 to 5:00pm
A special thank you to this year’s sponsors: Teamsters Joint Council 25, Joseph Mullarkey Distributors, Sheet Metal Workers Local 73, Teamsters JC 25, Moretti’s Restaurant, & EMB Consultants, Inc. with Donations from: SRL Legal Services, Eli’s Cheesecake, Hooters, Soal Academy of Irish Dance, Kisbi Coffee, Trinity Pub Chicago, Home on the Highway, Vaughn’s Pub, 5 Roses, and many more!
TO SPONSOR OR PARTICIPATE IN THE NWSI 2019 PARADE, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.NORTHWESTSIDEIRISH.ORG
Media Parking available: East of Raven on Northwest Hwy (north side of Northwest Hwy parking lot across from the NWSI Review Stand)