Finally, I would like to thank John McCaffrey Jr. and Nuala O’Doherty my Co-Chairs and the parade committee: Emma Brandt, John Cebollero, Janet Kelly, Patti Lowenhaupt, Len Maniace and our Emeritus members Mairé Breen and Bridget Shaughnessy.
Support the Children’s Halloween Parade
We encourage each of you to thank and patronize each of the businesses that have given both merchandise and money to make the parade a neighborhood success. They have given back to the community and we should continue to patronize these businesses especially in these difficult economic times. Buy Local with Cash.
The Dime Savings Bank provided the treat bags. Foodtown provides 3,200 fruit drinks; Burger King on 82nd street provided coupons and the Coca Cola Bottling Company provided 16 cases of beverages for our volunteers.
Based of their level of contributions to the parade the following list of good, better and best has been developed:Best Friends of the ParadeJoseph Lock and Alarm, the 82nd Street Partnership, Capital One Bank and the Toyota Corp.Thank you to the parade committee for their great work: Co-Chairs John McCaffrey Jr., Nuala O’Doherty and Edwin O’Keefe Westley, Emma Brant, John Cebollero, Janet Kelly, Patti Lowenhaupt, Len Maniace and our emeritus members Mairé Breen and Bridget Shaughnessy.Better Friends of the ParadeKoeppel Nissan, Frank’s Pharmacy, Jackson Heights Jewish Center and Suzanne Knobel, the Jackson House Restaurant, Brown’s Army/Navy, Noah’s Ark Pet Clinic, Italian Farms, Byran Pu-Folkes Esq., New Peking Kitchen, Queens County Federal Savings, the 82nd Street Tenants Corp., and TD Bank.Thank you to the 40 Friends of the parade who help us pack the 3,200 Halloween bags the day before the parade. The Key Club Members from Newtown HS and the Explores from the 115 Precinct who guided the marchers down the avenue.
Good Friends of the Parade
Olivos Opticians, Kiwanis Club of Jackson Heights, Dr. Abe Dyzenhaus, Schnier Eye Care Center, , Ultima Florist, Black Tie Cleaners, San Andresito Jewelry, COSTCO, Lety’s Bakery & Cafe, and HSBC BankFinally, thank you our Jackson Heights neighbors who have made it the Largest Children’s Halloween Parade within the five boroughs.
Hope to see you all @ next year’s parade on Saturday, October 31, 2015 @ 12 Noon.