Old Home Day Parade a Success

I hope you had a chance to see the 117th Old Home Day (OHD) Parade on the 20th.  I’m in my 5th year on the parade committee and I believe this was a huge success.  Many thanks to Christine Patton who chaired the parade and obtained several new acts.

Govenor Hasson led off the parade followed by the town officials and the American Legion.  The Londonderry Lancers Band started the music followed by US Senator Kelly Ayotte. US Congressman Guinta was the other federal official walking in the parade.  Other music provided by the Alvirne HS band, St. Alfio’s Band, Ancient Order of Pipes and Drums, and the Trombone Stompers.

As a candidate for re-election as Londonderry’s State Representative you may wonder why I marched alone and towards the back. Simply, I was organizing the staging area and had to wait until my section was under way.  I filled in right behind and in front of the Pipes and Drums band.  Thank you to those of you who asked me why I was alone.  I was taking care of my section.

We are looking for 1-2 volunteers to be on the parade committee.  If interested please contact me.

The list of participants follows below:

LPD Honor Guard
LPD and LFD Chiefs
Governor Hassan
Al and American Legion
Town Council Group
Grand Marshall, Pastor Ken and group
Leach Library
Londonderry Lancers Band
Paws the Tiger Elementary School Mascot
Senator Kelly Ayotte and Friends of Kelly Ayotte
Massachusetts Mounted State Police 
Bear North School Mascot
Little Miss/Master
Sharon Carson and Group
Miss Londonderry Scholarship in Covered Wagon
Bektash Clowns
Frank Guinta
LHS Robotics Team
Democrat Group
Canobie Lake Park
Football Team
Chris Sununu
Troop 109 Scouts
Jeannie Forrester
Scout Troop 521
NH Police Association Pipes and Drums
LAFA Baseball
Friends of Mike Hureau
Rockingham County Sheriff’s Department
Knights of Columbus
Jim Adams
Telephone Pioneers Clown Unit
St Alfio’s Band
Frank Edelblut for Governor
Londonderry Youth Lacrosse Association
House of Samurai
Roger Fillio
Red Star Twirlers
Alvirne
Londonderry Police Explorers Post 1137
NH Miss Amazing
Londonderry Lancers Cheerleaders
St Andrews Society of NH Kilted Honor Guard
Trombone Stompers
Berkshire Hathaway
YMCA / Banner Carriers
94th Military Group and Vehicles
Doug Thomas for state rep
Ancient Order of Pipes and Drums
Pat Conway
Blue Lions Cheerleaders
All American Assisted Living Bus
Ted Gatsas
Bektash Mini Monster Trucks
Rich Ashooh
Oscar Mayar Wienermobile
Lemire Auto Service
Joe Kelly Levasseur
WZID 95.7
Friends of Jason Grosky for County Attorney
SNH Indian Pathfinders Convertible
SNH Indian Pathfinders Golf Cart
SNH Indian Pathfinders Front End Loader
Jake Butler Landscaping 
Waste Management Truck
Manchester-Boston Regional Airport Equipment
Fire Trucks

 

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