When: Sunday, August 7th, 10:00 pm Where: 69th Street and Northern Boulevard, Queens What: parade, followed by food and beverages
Hundreds of Local 79 members joined a crowd of many thousands for the annual African American Day Parade in Harlem on Sunday, September 20. Members gathered at 113th Street where they received distinctive t-shirts and awaited their turn to march alongside the Local 79 float as it made its way down Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard. Unions and community organizations throughout New York City were represented at the festive parade, as were numerous high school marching bands. Local 79 Business Agent Barrie Smith, one of the organizers of the march, said he was "proud to see so many union brothers and sisters [...]
What: Join fellow Local 79 members as they march in the largest such parade in the country! Food and beverages following the parade. When: Gather at 11:30 am; parade starts at 1:00 pm Where: 113th Street between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard and St. Nicholas Avenue
What: Annual Ecuadorean Day Parade When: Sunday, August 2nd, 10:00 am Where: Meet at Northern Boulevard and 69th Street
Join fellow Local 79 brothers and sisters and thousands of other union members on Saturday, September 12th for the annual Labor Day Parade. Members will gather at 46th Street between 5th and 6th Avenue at 11:00 am and then march at 12:30 pm. Food and t-shirts will be provided. Labor Day 2015 Flyer
Local 79 members are encouraged to join this year’s African American Day Parade on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 1:00 pm. The parade is the largest such parade in the United States and Local 79 is proud to always be well-represented at this event. We will gather at 11:30 am on 113th Street between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard and St. Nicholas Avenue in Harlem. The parade starts at 1:00 pm and will be followed by food and beverages for Local 79 members. African American Day Parade Flyer
When: 1:00 pm, Sunday, September 21, 2104 Where: 111th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard Important note: Local 79 members will assemble before 1:00 pm at 112th Street and Adam Clayton Boulevard. More information
Ecuadorean pride overflowed in the streets of Queens on Sunday, August 3rd as thousands of people marched in the annual Ecuadorean Day Parade. Local 79 was well represented as over 300 members and their families took part in the march and the festivities that followed. "This is a day that our members look forward to every year," said Local 79 Business Agent Luis Montalvo. "The Ecuadorean community is such a vital part of the fabric of New York City, and this spirited parade is a great way to celebrate its contributions."
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.