Special thanks to the
($1,000.00 and above)
Brewski’s Bar & Grill
The Gus Cozzi Forever Foundation
The Dearie Law Firm PLC
The Frano Family
The Kuhl Family
Marina del Rey
The McCooey Family
The McQuade Family
Schuyler Hill Funeral Home
The Wicked Wolf Restaurant
Patrick Wynne, Esq.
($500.00 to 999.99)
Chippewa Democratic Club
The Donovan & Cunningham Families
The Riordan Family
SERVPRO of the Northeast Bronx
Association of Greater NY
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Thank you to Grand Marshals Peggy McKeegan,
Joseph Crowley and Sr. Teresa Barton, CND who
led the 21st Annual Throggs Neck St. Patrick’s Day
Parade, and for their support of this Bronx Parade.
Thank you to the families of the Honorary Grand
Marshals who allowed us to recognize their loved
ones for their accomplishments and contributions
to the Bronx. Thank you to the families of Barbara
Archambault, Lee Baumann, Eugene Callan, William
Corbett, Kevin Curran, Kevin Delaney, John &
Miriam Donovan, Theresa Flynn, John Geideman,
Carolyn Gross-Kreidemaker, William Johnson,
Thomas King, Matthew Kuhl, Terence Lorino, Michael
Lynch, Dee McSwigin, Lily Mullane, Michael
Nash, Thomas O’Donnell, John O’Gara, Barbara
& John Powers, Arthur Reilly, Joseph Riordan, Liz
Roche, Lyn Scheuring, David Sheehan, and Margaret
& Michael Sullivan.
Thank you to Fr. Norton, Fr. Dan Tuite and St.
Benedict’s Church, Parish, choir and ushers for
hosting us, and starting our day with a beautiful
Thank you to Jim McQuade and his family and the
Schuyler Hill Funeral Home for underwriting the
cost of the breakfast. The McQuade Family’s support
of the Parade is so amazing, year after year.
Thank you to the wonderful volunteers who
once again served breakfast to hundreds after
Mass. We’d be lost without them! Thanks to Dan
O’Connor, John Tyrell, Michael Tyrell, Pete Ficke,
Tommy Cornish, Eileen Albin, Donna Callahan,
Carol Cooper, Liz Donnelly, Leo Kibler, Sr. and Leo
Kibler, Jr., Marge Tobin, Colleen Lewis, Jodi Lewis,
Jamie McKillop, Andy and Chris O’Connor, Joe
Peloso Jr., Sean Walsh, Cole and Max Wiehler,
Andrew Marano, Trevelyn Abdullah, Petrina Caso
and Rocco Talarico.
Thank you to the Marina del Rey who prepared the
breakfast food and coffee gratis, especially Danny
Savino and Tom Cornish, and a special thank you
to Barrino’s Market.
Thank you to the sponsors, the elected officials,
the families and friends of the Honorees, the past
Grand Marshals and Honoree families, the bands,
schools, organizations, businesses and other
marchers, all of whom made the Parade so grand!
We appreciate your faith and support!
Thank you to Richie’s Meats who has always been
a consistent supporter of all the TNBA events.
A special thank you to Bob Nolan and the Bronx
County Ancient Order of Hibernians, Divisions 3, 4
and 5 for your continued commitment to the TNBA
and this Bronx parade.
Thank you to Laurie Galioto, the Line of March
Chairman, who helped guide the marchers, and for
his tireless work on the journal and other important
endeavors. Also, special thanks to Kevin Walsh
and John Curtin for a day full of journal deliveries,
and to Kevin for also selling tee shirts and for
jumping in where needed!
Thank you to Captain Thomas Fraser, Commander of
the 45th Precinct, the officers of the 45th Precinct and
all other precincts of the NYPD for their hard work to
make sure everyone was safe during the Parade. We
also want to thank 45th Precinct Community Affairs
Officer John Souhrada.
Thank you to the NYC Parks Department, and especially
Bronx Parks Commissioner Iris Rodriguez-Rosa,
Maria Bortoluzzi, Michelle Young and the special
events team for all of their help.
Thank you to Councilman Mark Gjonaj for his assistance
and for arranging to deliver the extra breakfast
food to those who appreciate and need a helping
Thank you to Jim McQuade and Chris Dalton for their
superb emceeing at the Reviewing Stand.
Thank you to Jim and Jackie McQuade for providing
the beautiful horse and carriage to carry our Honorees,
and many thanks to Bronx Equestrian Center.
Thank you to Barbara Miller, our very gifted friend and
seamstress who made the beautiful sashes for our
Thank you to Peggy Vega, Kevin Walsh and the local
establishments and businesses who worked hard to
sell the commemorative t-shirts. The shirts are still
for sale! To purchase a tshirt, please email tnba342@
Thank you to Burger Tyrell, Michael Tyrell, Joe
Donovan, Joe Donovan, Jr., and John Donovan who
diligently hung and removed the flags on Tremont
Avenue. Thanks also to the Donovan Family and John
Marano for supplying their convertibles, and being the
Thank you to Joe Mondello of Wide Area Communications
for your work with the sound system and Jerry
Landi of Amuck Duck Productions for recording the
day’s events for us.
Thank you to Seamus Carey, Kathy Gallagher and the
staff of the Wicked Wolf for hosting the Parade Committee
meetings week after week. Your hospitality is
Thank you to the people who braved the weather and
came out to cheer on the marchers! Your support was
especially heartwarming on a rainy day! This Parade is
always held the Sunday before St. Patrick’s Day, rain
or shine – so plan to join us again next year for our
22nd Annual Parade on Sunday, March 15, 2020.
The spectators make the day fantastic!
Thank you to everyone who purchased a page in
the journal, bought a t-shirt and gave their time and
energy to make this year’s Parade so special!
As you can see, it took many people to make this
Parade a reality, and to add the special touches that
make it such a beautiful day. We can’t possibly thank
everyone by name, but we certainly appreciate the
hard work and effort! This is a proud Bronx event and we
are so pleased to be a part of this wonderful community.
We’ll see you next year!