The Greater New Haven St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee Executive Board recently elected new officers to lead the 2013 St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Serving as the Grand Marshal is Joseph M. Lynch of Branford. The Chairmanship passed to the new Parade Chairman, Kelly Canning Ruickoldt of West Haven. Officers as shown in the photo are (L-R) Parade Coordinator, Briana Conway of Hamden; Chief of Staff, Colleen Hines of Wallingford; Parade Grand Marshal, Lynch; Parade Secretary, Ruickholdt; Parade Secretary, Timothy Gallogly of North Branford; and Treasurer, Kevin A. Smith of Hamden. Re-elected to their roles on the Executive Board were Chairman Robert Shanley of Orange; and Kevin J. Smith of Hamden, Executive Secretary.
The 2013 St. Patrick's Day Parade will be held on Sunday, March 10 in New Haven and it is the largest single-day spectator event in Connecticut.