Veteran's Parade

Thanks Jim Ponsot and Dick McKinney
It was back in 2008 when Dick McKinney asked me if I would come to a meeting to help revive the Veteran's Day Parade in Quincy. It had been some 35 years since Quincy held a Veteran's Day Parade and Dick was hoping I would be able to share some contacts and information from the St. Patrick…
Veteran’s Parade is This Saturday at 10 a.m. in Quincy
It is hard to believe but this Saturday the 6th Annual Veteran's Parade will be held in Quincy with nearly 80 entries ready to go down Maine Street beginning at 10am. I remember meeting with the parade chairmen Jim Ponsot and Dick McKinney five years ago to discuss putting on the first parade. …
Toys for Tots Campaign Starts November 13
Toys for Tots program local coordinator Steve Lindsey and Marine Corp Sgt. Jonathan Schulte were recent guests of the Quincy Exchange Club.  According to Mr. Lindsey, a retired USMC veteran, the Toys for Tots program got its start in Los Angeles in 1947 when a Marine Corps Major’s wife made a Ragged…
Veteran’s Parade in Quincy Seeking Entries
The Annual Veteran’s Day Parade in Quincy will be held on Saturday, November 10th at 10am on Maine Street.  There is still time to enter the parade at no cost.  If your business or organization would like to be a part of the 5th Annual Veteran's parade contact Dick McK…