Local 79 members are encouraged to join this year’s African American Day Parade on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 1:00 pm. The parade, which  begins at 111th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard and proceeds to 136th Street, is the largest such parade in the United States. Local 79 is always well-represented at this parade. This year, Business Manager Mike Prohaska is honored to join dignitaries such as Congressman Charles Rangel and Reverend Al Sharpton as one of the parade’s Grand Marshals. Important note: Local 79 members will assemble before 1:00 pm at 112th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard.