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01Town CrierHistorical Units1Guest Parking (100 Block-N. Pitt St.)
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02Alexandria Police Motorcycle Escort
Honor Guards & Color Guards
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03Combined Public Safety Honor Guard
Honor Guards & Color Guards
10Dana Lawhorne is the elected Sheriff of the City of Alexandria. He will be accompanied by Sheriff's Office motorcycle units, and a Sheriff's Office SUV. The Honor Guard this year is a combined one, with the Alexandria Police Department, the Alexandria Sheriff's Office and the Alexandria Fire Department. The Sheriff, the Police Chief, and the Fire Chief have begun a tradition of marching in parades together.3
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04Sheriff Dana LawhorneDignitary Unit1
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05Police Chief Michael BrownDignitary Unit1
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06Fire Chief Robert DubéDignitary Unit1
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07Quantico Color Guard
Unit Does Not Wish to be Judged
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08Quantico Marine Band
Unit Does Not Wish to be Judged
45Established in 1918, the Quantico Marine Corps Band is one of the oldest professional musical ensembles in the Marine Corps. The band is comprised of a ceremonial band and concert band equipped to provide musical support as directed by the Commandant of the Marine Corps and the Commanding Officer of Marine Corps Installations National Capital Region-MCB Quantico. In addition, the band maintains a number of small ensembles, including a brass quintet, woodwind quintet, rock/show band, Dixie-land band, and jazz combo. With an authorized strength of one officer and 50 enlisted Marines, the band has performed at many recognized civilian events; including the Super Bowl XLI Pregame Show, the 9/11 Memorials at Carnegie Hall and the Town Arts Theatre, Times Square, the Macy’s Thanksgiving and Columbus Day Parades in New York City, numerous consecutive appearances at The Virginia International Tattoo, and the Opening Ceremony for the National Museum of the Marine Corps. The band has also performed at the Winter Garden of the World Financial Center overlooking Ground Zero. The band’s mission is to provide musical support that will encourage community relations, enhance troop morale, and promote the Marine Corps recruiting program through its demanding performance schedule. As well as musical support, the members of the band also fulfill their duties as Marine Riflemen. In support of the War in Iraq, 17 members of the band were attached to Task Force National Capitol Region and deployed conducting combat operations. These Marines returned to the band in June 2008. The Quantico Marine Corps Band has received numerous military and civilian citations, letters of commendation and letters of appreciation. The group entertains audiences performing classic to contemporary pieces at more than 350 performances annually across the Eastern Seaboard, covering more than 50,000 miles.Bus Parking Area
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DIG10Grand Marshal Dan Dellinger
Community & Fraternal Organizations
3See Next Page for detailed information on the Legion Units.Lyles Crouch School31
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011American Legion Post 24 Legionnaires
Community & Fraternal Organizations
70Lyles Crouch School252
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012Sons of The American Legion National Commander
Community & Fraternal Organizations
8Sons of The American Legion National Commander Greg K. Gibbs. https://www.legion.org/sons/nationalcommander Greg “Doc” Gibbs was born in Buffalo, NY, the son of a World War II combat Marine. Doc comes from a three-star WWII family where his father and his two uncles all served in WWII and in Korea. With his campaign motto of “Honoring the past…..Continuing the Legacy”, he looks forward to helping the national organization move forward and aiding the Legion as they approach their next 100 years of service to veterans, military, and youth.
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015American Legion Riders Post 176
Community & Fraternal Organizations
20The Legion Riders ride to support veterans and assist charities. Our Chapter helps provide motorcycle escorts for the buses of Honor Flight Veterans from the local airports to the memorials in Washington DC. We ride poker runs to support local charities and veteran causes. We raise money for the Legacy Fund, which is a college scholarship fund for children of veterans who have died in action or have been severely disabled. The riders attend many of the Rolling Thunder events and we escort a bus of wounded warriors from Walter Reed to the Mall in Washington for the Rolling Thunder event. The Riders help support our Post in their efforts to help veterans and the community. Just for fun we ride out into the countryside and find a nice place for breakfast or lunch and sometimes stop to visit other Posts.St. Mary's School2020
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025City of Alexandriaandria Pipes and Drums
Community or Adult Bands & Corps
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A symbol of the city’s Scottish heritage, the City of Alexandria Pipes and Drums has been a part of the GW Parade for nearly five decades. Patterned after a traditional British military pipe band, with over 20 active pipers and 10 drummers. The band is under the musical direction and leadership of Pipe Major John G. Sprague and Drum Major Kon Goy-Nych (phonetic).
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DIG30Justin Wilson Alexandria MayorDignitary Unit1Guest Parking (100 Block-N. Pitt St.)1
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DIG31Canek Aguirre Alexandria City CouncilDignitary Unit1Guest Parking (100 Block-N. Pitt St.)1
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DIG32John Taylor Chapman Alexandria City CouncilDignitary Unit1Guest Parking (100 Block-N. Pitt St.)1
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DIG33Amy Jackson Alexandria City CouncilDignitary Unit1Guest Parking (100 Block-N. Pitt St.)1
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DIG34Del Pepper Alexandria City CouncilDignitary Unit1Guest Parking (100 Block-N. Pitt St.)1
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DIG35Mohamed Seifeldein Alexandria City CouncilDignitary Unit1Guest Parking (100 Block-N. Pitt St.)1
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DIG36Mark Jinks City ManagerDignitary Unit1Guest Parking (100 Block-N. Pitt St.)1
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DIG40Meagan Alderton ACPS BoardDignitary Unit1Guest Parking (100 Block-N. Pitt St.)1
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DIG41Ramee Gentry ACPS BoardDignitary Unit1Guest Parking (100 Block-N. Pitt St.)1
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DIG42Jacinta Greene ACPS BoardDignitary Unit1Guest Parking (100 Block-N. Pitt St.)1
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DIG43Margaret Lorber ACPS BoardDignitary Unit1Guest Parking (100 Block-N. Pitt St.)1
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DIG44Michelle Rief ACPS BoardDignitary Unit1Guest Parking (100 Block-N. Pitt St.)1
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DIG45Christopher Suarez ACPS BoardDignitary Unit1Guest Parking (100 Block-N. Pitt St.)1
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DIG46Heather Thornton ACPS BoardDignitary Unit1Guest Parking (100 Block-N. Pitt St.)1
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DIG51Bryan Porter Commonwealth's AttorneyDignitary Unit1Guest Parking (100 Block-N. Pitt St.)1
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DIG55Col. John FitzgeraldLegacy Dignitary Unit1Guest Parking (100 Block-N. Pitt St.)1
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DIG56John A. Washington, Jr. & IIILegacy Dignitary Unit1Guest Parking (100 Block-N. Pitt St.)1
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DIG57E. Nelson, S. Aleskowitz & L. ShafnerLegacy Dignitary Unit3Guest Parking (100 Block-N. Pitt St.)1
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DIG58Rev. and Mrs. Lee MaseyLegacy Dignitary Unit2Guest Parking (100 Block-N. Pitt St.)1
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070Alexandria Fire Department
Unit Does Not Wish to be Judged
20Today, the Alexandria Fire Department employs more than 250 professional personnel, which include firefighters, paramedics, fire prevention staff and administrative support. A network of 10 stations protects nearly 16 square miles. Among the department's specialized teams are the Northern Virginia Regional Hazardous Materials Team, Technical Rescue, Marine Operations and the Special Operations Team.
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075Alexanria Volunteer Fire Department
Unit Does Not Wish to be Judged
6Over 240 years of Fire & rescue protection to the City of Alexandria and it's citizens and visitors daily, in full support and backing up the career firefighters and rescuers who proudly serve....1
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1101Caribbean Cruisers Car ClubAntique Vehicles20We are a car club sponsored by Caribbean Pool Service.( A swimming pool service, renovation, and custom pool builder) The club was formed in 2010. We meet the first Wednesday of every month at the Caribbean Pool Service's building located at the intersection of Duke Street and Telegraph Road. Where the public stop by to admire all types of old classic and mussel cars.St. Mary's School2020
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1110Old Dominion Boat Club
Community & Fraternal Organizations
80The Old Dominion Boat Club, the birthplace of high school rowing in Alexandria, sponsors a select fall rowing program for elite high school rowers from across the area. Represented today are some of the 100 members of the ODBC crew. They train at the Dee Campbell Rowing Center, and compete in east coast head races, including the Head of the Schuylkill in Philadelphia and the Head of the Charles in Boston. The Club, which has been a fixture on the Alexandria waterfront since 1880, is also represented today by a large contingent of marchers from the membership.1
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1120Cherry Challenge Winner - Lori's Table1Lyles Crouch School1
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1121Cherry Challenge Winner - Café 441Lyles Crouch School1
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1122Cherry Challenge Winner - Vaso's Kitchen1Lyles Crouch School1
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1123Cherry Challenge Winner - River Band Bistro1Lyles Crouch School1
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1145Adventure Park USAFloats8Adventure Park USA is Maryland’s largest Family Entertainment Center. Adventure Park USA is open year round and located near Frederick, Maryland. Adventure Park USA features roller coasters, laser tag, go karts, mini golf, adventurer rides and more to fulfill the whole family’s quest for adventure. Hologate Virtual Reality and Skycoaster offer the newest and best in ride entertainment. Plan your next birthday party, company picnic, day trip or summer camp trip to Adventure Park USA. Let the Adventure Begin!St. Mary's School12
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2201Volunteer Alexandria
Community & Fraternal Organizations
20Volunteer Alexandria helps Alexandrians give back to this City with their whole heart, through volunteering. We make connections between volunteers and nonprofits or City agencies needing assistance the most. Volunteer Alexandria also wants to help keep you prepared for emergency's. Please visit our website Volunteer Alexandria . ORG (http://volunteeralexandria.org/) to find out all the ways you can help! And be ready when disasters strike!
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2210Departmental Progressive Club, Inc. with Ladies Auxiliary
Community & Fraternal Organizations
40The Club, was formed by seven young African Americans on Sep 27, 1927. The founders included Alexandria icon Lawrence Dunbar Day and has existed, in fact grown for over 91 years. The club is proud of it's Ladies auxiliary who is marching with them today. The DPC has an impressive record of providing an organization including a beautiful building at Royal & Gibbon Street in Olde Towne Alexandria where they serve the members and are actively involved in providing financial, and other forms of support to non-profit, social, civic groups and organizations in Alexandria. Current and past members include, the Mayor, Chief of Police, City Attorney, Chairman of the School Board and several City Council members.2
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2215369th Infantry Regiment (Ebony Doughboys)Historical Units6369th Infantry Regiment formerly known as the 15th New York National Guard Regiment of WW1 spent 191 days under fire, never lost a foot of ground or had a man taken prisoner. 369th is also known as the Harlem Hellfighters, Black Rattlers, and Men of Bronze. 369th earned many distinguished awards including the Croix de Guerre from France. Private Henry Johnson of the 369th (nicknamed Black Death) was awarded the Medal of Honor in 2015, 97 years after his heroic deed. The Ebony Doughboys are WW1 re-enactors that portray African American soldiers who fought under French command during the horrific 1st World War.Lyles Crouch School4
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2230Hard Times Chili TruckAntique Vehicles4Has been participating for more than 30 years. Originally a mannequin at a saddle store, the fiberglass horse you can see outside Hard Times on evenings and weekends is a local landmark, even attracting good-natured vandalism in the form of an equine “knit-bombing” that left the statue feeling a little cozier. It stands in the bed of a 1941 Chevy truck Fred bought on the way back from a chili cook-off not long after the restaurant opened, and a Betsy Ross flag flies over it. Since then, the horse has starred in the George Washington Birthday Parade (surrounded by 10- year-old Secret Service agents); the St. Patrick’s Day Parade (a horn turns the horse into a unicorn with a “leprechaun” rider); the Scottish Christmas Walk Parade (with a blinking red nose and antlers) and Alexandria’s Halloween scene with a headless rider. Hard Times’ Texas Chili recipe comes down to Fred from his grandfather, a trail-driving cowboy in Oklahoma in the 1890s. Fred’s Aunt Irma preserved the recipe and passed it on to her nephews; the original copy in Irma’s handwriting lives in a safety deposit box. Fred’s other recipes are the result of research, experimentation and competition chili cooking, which Jim excelled at. When I ask Fred if he has a favorite chili, he says, “Texas Chili—it’s family.” Some menu items, however, like the chili taters, Frito chili pie and Chili Bubba (two pieces of cornbread smothered with two types of chili), were not inherited—they’re just strokes of genius.1
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2235Zelsman Powers Group, RealtorsAntique Vehicles5Zelsman Powers Group at Coldwell Banker is among Alexandria's top producing realtors because they know Alexandria! If you're selling your home, be sure to call Michelle Zelsman at 202.390.8714 or Jimmie Powers at 703.932.5643.Lyles Crouch School11
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2236Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Alexandriaandria OfficeAntique Vehicles15St. Mary's School32
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2240DASH Hybrid Trolley
Community & Fraternal Organizations
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2290Daughters of the American Revolution, John Alexander Chapter
Unit Does Not Wish to be Judged
15The John Alexander Chapter represents the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. Founded in 1932, the chapter promotes historic preservation, education and patriotism. The chapter was named by the late Eleanor Washington Howard who was the last child born at Mount Vernon for the Patriot, John Alexander, for whom the City of Alexandria was named.Lyles Crouch School11
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3305First Virginia Regiment of the Continental LineHistorical Units15The First Virginia Regiment of the Continental Line is a recreated infantry unit portraying the private soldier during American War for Independance. The unit was created in 1975 and has been active in living history, interpretive activities, and historical education.
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3310The Old Line Liberty Color GuardHistorical Units6The Old Line Liberty Color Guard is a Revolutionary War Color Guard. We march to honor the patriotic soldiers who fought for our freedom in the American Revolution. We were honored last year with the Award for First place in Historic Marching units.
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3320Carriages of the Capital
Animal Units (other than equestrian)
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3325Lady Martha WashingtonHistorical Units1
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3326General George WashingtonHistorical Units1George Washington – first American president, commander of the Continental Army, president of the Constitutional Convention, and gentleman planter. These were the roles in which Washington exemplified character and leadership. Birth Date February 22, 1732 Birth Place Pope's Creek, Virginia Father Augustine Washington (1694-1743) Mother Mary Ball Washington (1708-1789) Brothers Samuel Washington (1734-1781) John Augustine Washington (1736-1787) Charles Washington (1738-1799) Half-Brothers Butler Washington (1716-1716) Lawrence Washington (1718-1752) Augustine Washington Jr. (1720-1762) Sisters Betty Washington Lewis (1733 - 1797) Mildred Washington (1737-1740) Half-Sisters Jane Washington (1722-1734) Formal Education None Religion Anglican/Episcopalian
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3328Daughters of the American Revolution, Kate Waller Barrett Chapter
Community & Fraternal Organizations
13The Kate Waller Barrett Chapter, Daughters of the American Revoution has been serving the Alexandria Community since 1925, and first appeared in this parade in 1928. The Chapter is named after notable Alexandrian Dr. Kate Waller Barrett, humanitarian, philanthropist and social activist. Chapter members log hundreds of volunteer hours annually promoting patriotism in Alexandria schools, supporting historical sites and promoting environmental conservation.Lyles Crouch School32
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3332Sons of the American Revolution, George Washington ChapterHistorical Units45The George Washington Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution have a long history, as a parade participating unit, in the George Washington Birthday Parade. Led by the Fredrick Town Fife & Drum Corps and the Virginia Society Color Guard, the Sons of the American Revolution is further represented by the SAR Virginia Society President, Peter Davenport and multiple members of SAR Chapters in Northern Virginia. The Sons of the American Revolution was founded in 1889 which also marked the 100th anniversary of George Washington taking the oath of office of the President of the United States. The charter was established by an Act of Congress and signed on 9 June 1906 by SAR Compatriot, President Theodore Roosevelt. It is the largest male lineage society in the U.S. and consists of 50 societies with more than 500 local chapters, several international societies with over 37,600 members. Prominent members have included sixteen U.S Presidents, Winston Churchill, and King Juan Carlos I of Spain. All members have proven descent from either someone who provided military service during the Cause for Independence, or provided material or financial support to the cause. Patriot ancestors are both male and female. The objects of our society are to be patriotic, historical and educational. Note: Mr. Edgar Bates is a member of the George Washington Chapter who currently serves on the George Washington Parade Planning Board.Lyles Crouch School32
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3335James Madison-4th President of the United StatesHistorical Units10President James Madison joins us today as our 4th president of the United States. Under President Washington's administration he served as a Congressman from Virginia. Before President Washington's election as our nation's first president, Mr. Madison nominated him to preside over the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787. General Washington and Mr. Madison worked closely together to be the most prepared state when attending the convention that created our governmental system under the United States Constitution.500-block Wilkes Street4
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3337Gadsby's Tavern Museum SocietyHistorical Units15Gadsby’s Tavern Museum Society (GTMS) was formed in 1992 as a private citizens' group designed to provide on-going support for the preservation, development and interpretation of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, Alexandria's 18th Century living history museum.
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3340Friends of Alexandria Archaeology
Unit Does Not Wish to be Judged
15Friends of Alexandria Archaeology began in 1986 to provide volunteer opportunities and increase public awareness of archaeology in Alexandria. FOAA's mission is to develop a common movement to support, advocate for, and preserve Alexandria's archaeology and history. In the past year, FOAA has helped Alexandria Archaeology reach over 50,000 people through school programs, events, and museum visitation. website: www.foaa.info; Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FriendsAlexArch/; Twitter: https://twitter.com/FriendsAlexArch;Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/FriendsAlexArch/St. Mary's School3
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3343Washington Area Collectors Blue and Gold Military Vehicle TrustAntique Vehicles4The Washington Area Collectors Blue and Gray Military Vehicle Trust (WACB&GMVT) is a group of military vehicle enthusiasts from Virginia, Maryland and DC who are dedicated to the restoration and preservation of historic military vehicles, educating citizens about these vehicles and honoring those who have served in uniform. The Washington Area Collectors of Military Vehicles was formed in 1976 and is dedicated to the preservation of historic military vehicles. Our members have a range of interests, from WWII vehicles to modern ones, but owning a military vehicle is not required for membership. The club sponsors the East Coast Military Vehicle Rally in May of each year, which has one of the largest Military Vehicle and Militaria Flea Markets in the country.St. Mary's School16
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11345Cub Scout Pack 801Youth Groups40Cub Scout Pack 801 has been part of the Alexandria community for over 50 years. Their Scouts represent the future leaders of our city and our world!500-block Gibbon Street
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11347Cub Scout Pack 1076
Unit Does Not Wish to be Judged
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Cub Scout Pack 1076 strives to prepare every one of their youth to become a responsible, participating citizen and leader who is guided by the Scout Oath and Law. They are a group of 75 children chartered by the Loyal Order of Moose, in Alexandria for the past 10 years.
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11350Pack 301 Cub ScoutsYouth Groups40Pack 301 conducts several community service activities throughout the year. Including: Greeting veterans at Honor Flights Laying wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery Placing flags on veterans graves st St. Mary Cemetery Food collection for a local food pantry500-block Wilkes Street2
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11353Cub Scout Pack 129
Unit Does Not Wish to be Judged
45Cub Scout Pack 129 is Alexandria's oldest continuously running Cub Scout Pack. It was founded 77 years ago by Westminster Presbyterian Church. Most of the more than 150 scouts in the Pack go to George Mason or Charles Barrett grade schools. For the 2nd year in a row, Pack 129 continues its monthly hiking program that allows the scouts to earn hiking sticks and track their miles. Once again, Pack 129 is proud to participate in today's parade as their Pack hike for the month of February.500-block Gibbon Street10
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11355Cub Scout Pack 135Youth Groups30Cub Scout Pack 135 is based in Rosemont and sponsored by the Maury Elementary School PTA. The Pack was founded over 50 years ago and consists of approximately 100 scouts between 1st and 5th grades. The scouts of Pack 135 are involved in a wide range of activities that promote friendship, personal growth and development, community service, and an appreciation and respect for the great outdoors. This year the scouts completed several community service projects, including clean-up of Four Mile Run and helping to provide Thanksgiving meals to families in need through the Scouting for Food program.500-block Gibbon Street1
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11357Cub Scout Pack 1519Youth Groups30Formed in 1967, Cub Scout Pack 1519 has been serving the local Hayfield Farm community for over 50 years.500-block Gibbon Street2
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11360Cub Scout Pack 867Youth Groups30Cub Scout Pack 867 has been guiding the youth of the Franconia area for more than 75 years.500-block Gibbon Street
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11363Cub Scout Pack 301Youth Groups30500-block Gibbon Street5
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11370Cub Scout Pack 614Youth Groups55Pack 614 - woo hoo (yes that is what we say) Pack 614 has been sponsored by James K Polk ES PTA for greater than 60 years - and we are very proud of this relationship. Pack 614 has youth from various schools - James K Polk, Patrick Henry, Tucker and Blessed Sacrament schools. We participate in Scouting for Food, have our PineWood Derby - Blue and Gold Banquet - hiking - camping - advancements - something for everyone FUN WITH A PURPOSE.... we have marched in this parade - always... Happy Birthday - Mr President500-block Gibbon Street
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4401KENA Shriners
Community & Fraternal Organizations
35KENA SHRINERS, chartered in 1952, supports SHRINERS Hospitals for Children, a health care system dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing pediatric specialty care, innovative research, and outstanding teaching programs for medical professionals. Children up to the age of 18 with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate are eligible for care and receive all services in a family centered environment, regardless of a family's ability to pay.St. Mary's School812
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7450Brownie Troop 60029Youth Groups30Second Grade Brownie Troop 60029 from the Basilica School of Saint Mary. This troop is learning all about communities, specifically their own community of Alexandria, and is joining the parade to participate in this annual community event!500-block South Pitt Street3
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7451Brownie Troop 4562Youth Groups16Brownie Troop 4562 began in 2015. The troop consists of 16 Brownies from Lyles Crouch Traditional Academy and McArthur Elementary Schools. The Brownies enjoy camping, selling cookies, and especially making the World a better place through volunteering and civic activities in the Alexandria community.500-block South Pitt Street2
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7453Girl Scout Association 60Youth Groups82Girl Scouts is an organization that builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. St. Mary's School21
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7456Girl Scout Brownie Troop 60028Youth Groups15Troop 60028 was very excited to bridge from Daisies to Brownies this year. A group of 14 very enthusiastic Alexandria second graders from MacArthur and George Mason elementary schools, this group gets very excited about helping animals, growing plants, and exploring the world. This year we've earned the My Story, Hiker, and Bugs badges. We're really looking forward to camping this spring.500-block South Pitt Street2
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7459Girl Scout Brownies Troop 5442Youth Groups25500-block South Pitt Street3
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7462Girl Scout Troop 1163Youth Groups104th grade Junior Girl Scout troop from Alexandria, VA500-block South Pitt Street
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7465Girl Scout Troop 60043 - Charles Barrett ESYouth Groups25Lyles Crouch School4
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7468Girl Scout Troop 60075 - Claremont Immersion School ArlingtonYouth Groups20Girl Scout Troop 60075 from Claremont Immersion School in Arlington VirginiaLyles Crouch School4
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7471Girl Scout Troop 60134 and Troop 395Youth Groups15This is the first time that Daisy Girl Scout Troop 60134 has marched in a parade. They are joined by veteran Brownie Girl Scouts from Troop 395. Scouts are marching in a homemade cookie train, made from recycled Girl Scout cookie cartons, while playing Girl Scout songs on kazoos. We invite the crowd to sing along: "Make new friends..." Our train blows bubble steam and we have scouts dressed as thin mint cookies as passengers.500-block South Pitt Street
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7474Girl Scouts Troop 60068, 4163, and 428Youth Groups15Our three troops are based in Arlington, Virginia. As girls of courage, confidence, and character, we participate in STEM activities, outdoor adventures, community events, and more. Go Girl Scouts!http://bit.ly/PittST-GW195
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5503Abraham LincolnHistorical Units1
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5505The Ballyshaners
Unit Does Not Wish to be Judged
20The Ballyshaners have been promoting Irish American History, cultural significance and participation in the founding and development of our nation in particular to the founding and support of Alexandria, Va. since 1982 when we began the Old Town Alexandria Saint Patrick's Day Parade. the late Pat Troy and many other significant figures began this endeavor that we feel compelled to continue support their legacy in continuation of recognition of the contributions Irish Americans have made to U.S. history and Alexandria, Virginia.Lyles Crouch School1
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5508Ancient Order of Hibernians Herbert-Cady Division
Unit Does Not Wish to be Judged
20The Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) is America’s oldest Irish Catholic Fraternal Organization founded in 1836 on the principles of Friendship, Unity and Christian Charity. The AOH was started in New York to help protect and support clergy, churches, and Irish immigrants. The Frank Herbert-Pat Cady Alexandria Division was established in 2011 at the Basilica of St. Mary. Hibernians date back to 1835 in Alexandria City. Today our primary function is supporting local charities like Christ House Shelter and promoting Irish-American heritage. The AOH honors President George Washington for being the founding father of our country and supporting religious freedom by helping Irish Immigrant, Colonel John Fitzgerald, establish the Basilica of St. Mary’s Catholic Church as the first permanent Catholic Parish in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Colonel Fitzgerald was President Washington’s trusted Aid de Camp in America’s successful Revolutionary War against the British. Colonel Fitzgerald was also the 8th Mayor of Alexandria and thwarted a British attempt to burn down Old Town.St. Mary's School31
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5513Alexandria Democratic Committee
Community & Fraternal Organizations
30The Alexandria Democratic Committee (ADC) is the local committee created by and composed of citizens of Alexandria, Virginia who share the political beliefs and aims of the Democratic Party. The ADC aims to "walk the walk" - whether it's getting out the vote for local candidates, supporting Democrats for state-wide office, knocking doors in swing districts, supporting Democratic values such as local labor, or offering childcare at its meetings. The ADC welcomes new members and encourages political participation on every level.Lyles Crouch School1
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5530Kiwanis Club of AlexandriaandriaAntique Vehicles20The Alexandria Kiwanis Club has been serving our community since 1921! Marching with us today are our Sponsored Leadership Clubs: T.C Williams High School Key Club, Robert E. Lee High School Key Club, and Jefferson Houston Middle School Builders' Club! We always welcome new members!St. Mary's School31
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5560Knights of Columbus, Potomac Assembly #2204
Community & Fraternal Organizations
30The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic fraternal service organization. Founded by Michael J. McGivney in New Haven, Connecticut, in 1882, it was named in honor of the explorer Christopher Columbus. The Potomac Assembly #2204 of Alexandria Virginia was founded on June 6, 1990.2
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5565Magnus Temple Marching Club
Unit Does Not Wish to be Judged
20Magnus Temple Marching Patrol lead by Illustrious Potentate Rob Bass has been in existing for over 100yrs. They have won numerous awards throughout the years and continuously volunteer and serve in the local communities. Just this past August 2018 during their annual session in New Orleans, LA. They placed first in their respective category and Captain of the year!St. Mary's School1
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8601Freedom High School "Soul Squad" Marching BandYouth Bands50St. Mary's School
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6602DASH Bus
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6620Fishburne Military School
Military Units & Drill Teams
50Fishburne Military School Corps of Cadets was established in 1879 and is celebrating 100 years as an Army JROTC and is a Honor Unit with Distinction. Fishburne Corps has marched in the 2017 Presidential Inauguration and 2018 Virginia Gubernatorial Parades. It is an all male school with over 150 cadets. Fishburne Military School currently cadets at West Pont, Naval Academy, and on ROTC Scholarships.St. Mary's School2
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6655The Little Theatre of Alexandriaandria
Unit Does Not Wish to be Judged
20Founded in 1934, the Little Theatre of Alexandria is one of the oldest continuing community theaters in the entire nation, offering a year-round schedule of top quality shows, including musicals, comedies, murder mysteries, and dramas. Don't miss our next production, the classic comedy "You Can't Take it With You." LTA's dedicated theater in the heart of Old Town also houses an outstanding theater education program for children and adults, including a summer youth camp. For more information, please visit www.thelittletheatre.com500-block Wilkes Street2
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9901Rooftop Chimney Sweeps
Unit Does Not Wish to be Judged
8Local business since 2003...the truck is "all original" parts and has 20,986 miles500-block Wilkes Street21
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9905Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling CompanyAntique Vehicles6Food will be available at 11 a.m. for your unit. I think that should give you enough time to eat and change before your assemblage at 11:45 a.m. at the reviewing stand. But please let me know if you think this is not adequate. As before, in order to change clothes at the American Legion, you will need to park (briefly) on Cameron Street adjacent to the American Legion Building at 400 Cameron Street in order for your troops to disembark and enter the building. The bus (or busses) will then proceed south on Royal Street to Duke Street, then make a right turn on Duke Street, go one block to Pitt Street and make a left turn. Drive south on Pitt Street and park on Pitt Street south of Gibbon Street in the Bus Parking Area (shown on the attached Assembly Area Map). This Bus Parking Area is the location where your marching troops should come when they have finished marching in the Parade.St. Mary's School11
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9907F.F.C. 100% Salay USA
Community & Fraternal Organizations
30Fraternidad Folklorica Y Cultural 100% Salay USA, was founded on April 29th of 2016 by Rene, Magalit, Keelin and Frank Cordova in the city of Annandale, VA.The current president of the group is Rene Cordova who manages the group along with the board of directors. Currently 50 dancers form part of the group who range from the age of 3 and up. The dance of salay is expressed through the rhythm of the charango, embodying the zapateo, and complex footwork, whose grace represents the flirtation. Men and women both stand out with their colorful costumes accompanied by the contagious joy of huayno and claps.St. Mary's School41
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