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2017 Parade

    The 46th Annual West Pittston    Cherry Blossom Parade   We are inviting you and your organization to help us  Kick off the 46th Annual West Pittston Cherry Blossom  Festival by participating in our parade.  It will be held on Saturday, May 6th at 12:00 pm.  Lineup is at 11:30 am. Across from Cenera’s Auto Parts,  Exeter Avenue, West Pittston. Parade route is approximately  2 miles long.   Participation may be by Float, Vehicle or Marching Unit.    Please complete the form enclosed with this letter and  Return it to the Parade Chairman by April 21st.  We sincerely hope you and your group will join us in  Celebrating our 46th Year.  If you or your group have any questions please feel free  To contact the Parade Chairman at 570-780-0231 or  salerno602@gmail.com.    Thank You,  

Arts & Crafts

 

2017 Cherry Blossom Vendors
Scentsy
LuLaRoe with Amy & Jen
LuLaRoe with Ganella
Mary Kay
Damsel in Defense
Tupperware
Perfectly posh
Thirty One Gifts
Lipsense
Avon
Young Living
Origami Owl
Boshi's Apples
CJ Paracord
Seasonal Boxes
Don't Blink Photography
Krafts by Melissa
Olde Country Jewelry
Vic's Vittles
Sand art
Sweet Lush Cupcake Camper
Sentsational by Ali
Gina Health and Beauty
Repurposed Crafts
Pittston Popcorn
Rosewood handmade soaps
Joyce's Accessories
The squashed berry
Kiddie kartune caricatures
Crochet items by Maria
Air affair
Mediterranean cafe
Carols jewelry
Sunspace naturals
City trenz
Funstuff toys
B&B textiles
Debs selections
Larrys gifts
Pampered Chef

Joyce's corner
Blue Elephant
The eclectic Contessa
LilaRose
Spring Hill chimney
West pittston tomorrow

Bath fitter
Kitchen saver
Leaf filter north of Pa
Magical Fun Games
Wyoming Area Kiwanis
West Pittston High School Alumni Association

Entertainment

 

West Pittston Cherry Blossom 

Schedule 2017 

Saturday, May 6


  11:30  “After Hours” playing 

on festival grounds 

          12 noon WP Cherry Blossom Parade 

     1:00 Welcome......Pat Messina, President                                of Cherry Blossom 

    Grand Marshalls.......... Ralph Salerno &                                            Robert Messina 

     Outstanding West Pittston Citizens:

                               Mr. & Mrs. Tony D’Angelo                              

  Star Spangled Banner...Mary Simmons 

    WA Scholarship Winner: Dylan Kostack 

1:15.........Little Miss Cherry Blossom Contest 

2:45......Pittston David Blight 

3:15.......Emerald Isle Step Dancers 

3:45.........Perfect Harmony School of Music 

4:15........”Stay Loud!” 

5:15........Classic Rock Express 

Sunday, May 7th 

12noon......WA Drama Club 

“The Adams Family” 

12:30....... WP Cherry Blossom’s Got Talent 

1:30.........Dance Theatre of WB 

2:30........... Perfect Harmony School of Music/ Beth Connor 

3:00......”Irrefutables” 

4:00......”Flaxy Morgan” 

5:00....Festival closing

PAST PRESIDENTS OF THE WEST PITTSTON CHERRY BLOSSOM COMMITTEE

1971 Raymond Crisci – Chairman  1972 Raymond Crisci 1973 Raymond Crisci  1974 Sam Sakociess 1975 Carl B. Rosencrance, Sr 1976 Bi-Centennial Celebration with Borough  1977 Jake Sobeski 1978 Jake Sobeski 1979 Ned Levey   1980 Ned Levey 1981 Tom Kerns 1982 Tom Kerns  1983 Stanley Hanczyc  1984 Stanley Hanczyc 1985 Herbert Morrow  1986 Herbert Morrow 1987 Stanley Hanczyc  1988 Stanley Hanczyc  1989 Stanley Hanczyc 1990 Stanley Hanczyc  1991 Jewell Miller 1992 Jewell Miller 1993 Patrick Messina 1994 Patrick Messina  1995 Robert Messina 1996 Robert Messina 1997 Ralph Salerno  1998 Ralph Salerno  1999 Ada Rostock 2000 Ada Rostock  2001 Patrick Messina 2002 Patrick Messina 2003 Jake Sobeski 2004 Jake Sobeski 2005 Robert Messina  2006 Robert Messina 2007 Mark Kolmansperger 2008 Mark Kolmansperger 2009 Ralph Salerno 2010 Ralph Salerno 2011 Patrick Messina 2012 Patrick Messina 2013 Robert Messina 2014 Robert Messina 2015 Ralph Salerno 2016 Ralph Salerno     

W.P. Cherry Blossom Officers

OFFICERS

Patrick Messina.................................President

Lori DeAngelo..........................Vice President

Robert Messina................2nd Vice President

Toni Valenti........................................Treasurer

Terri Zezza.....................................Secretary

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Patrick Messina, Toni Valent,i Robert Messina,

Christopher DeNardi, Ralph Salerno,

Jeff Fusco, Amy Strobe,l Terri Zezza,

Albert Forlenza, III, Ruth Osiecki,

 Gina Malsky,Mark Kolmansperger,

Charlotte Keeney, Linda Hyzinski,

Lori DeAngelo, Dan Didgeon,Sr.,

 Becky Didgeon, 


Committee Members

Carla Gach, Sarabeth Didgeon, 

Theresa Szymanski, Rosalie Messina, 

Peggy Morgan


LIFE MEMBERS

Mary Smith Claire Morrow

Festival Chairman

General Chairman...................... Patrick Messina

Grand Marshall..........................Robert Messina &                                                       Ralph Salerno

COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSONS

Little Miss Cherry Blossom Princess............................................... Gina Malsky

Parade............................................. Ralph Salerno, 

                                                     Mark Kolmansperger

Refreshments.................................. Pat Messina, 

             Robert Messina, Ralph Salerno,Rosalie Messina,Dan Didgeon,sr.,Becky Didgeon

Entertainment.................................. Gina Malsky

Arts & Crafts...................................AmyStrobel, 

                                                             Lori DeAngelo

Sponsors................................... Charlotte Keeney,                                                         Toni Valenti

Property...........................................Jeff Fusco, 

Pat Messina,Bob Messina  Christopher DeNardi,     Ralph Salerno,  Albert Forlenza

Decorations......................Committee Members

Publicity..................................................Terry Zezza

Special Projects................................ Toni Valenti,          Charlotte Keeney,Peggy Morgan,

Theresa Szymanski

Website Administrator ........…Ralph Salerno

  

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