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St. Patrick’s Day parade planned in McHenry

Published: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

McHENRY – The Rotary Club of McHenry – Sunrise will host the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade beginning at 1 p.m. Sunday.

The parade path will include Main and Green streets in McHenry and end at Veterans Memorial Park on Pearl Street.

Festivities at the park after the parade include performances by the Dundee Scots Bagpipers and Rebecca McCarthy Irish Dancers, activities for children, food and other vendors. 

The purpose of the parade is to create awareness of and show support for the volunteer-run organizations that exist in the McHenry area.

The Rotary Club of McHenry – Sunrise will collect items for their Paper and Personal Products Drive to benefit the FISH Food Pantry.

To register a volunteer-run organization as a parade participant or to request vendor space at the park, contact Georgene Sergeant at 815-347-8675 or

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