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2019 Parade

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    The 48th Annual West Pittston    Cherry Blossom Parade   We are inviting you and your organization to help us  Kick off the 48th Annual West Pittston Cherry Blossom  Festival by participating in our parade.  It will be held on Saturday, May 4th 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

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Cherry Blossom Vendor’s List 2019

 

This years Vendor list...

Scentsy
Lularoe
Name weavers
K.I.S.S. Keep it simply sweet
Debs selections
Damsel in Defense
Shannon’s Crafty corner
Avon
Tupperware
Mary Kay
Jammin with Helen
Murphy’s Bee Farm
Sweet Lush
Etched out Designs
A.D. Sweets
Color street
Endless expressions
Tie-Dye by Betty
Just in Chime
Decorative Lanterns
Krafts by Melissa
Vic’s Vittles
Olde Country Jewelry
Scroll Art by Tom
Pittston Popcorn
SES Styles
Be-Dazzeled Bling
Sacha’s Custom Cookies
Splash Splash Bath Co
Celtic Clover
Shpoppy Shawns Shmoked Cheese
Magnolia and vine
PRs Accounting
Vikki’s Nut House
Larry’s Jewelry
Lovely Beaded things
Bootlegger Bo’s gem mine
Tami’s Dips
Just plain crazy face art
See cute string
3 Buds!

Entertainment

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West Pittston Cherry Blossom Schedule 2019

Saturday, May 5th   

11:30   “DV-8”  playing on festival grounds

12 noon WP Cherry Blossom Parade

1:00 Welcome……Lori DeAngelo, President of Cherry Blossom

Grand Marshall……. Peter Sidari

Star Spangled Banner and Invocation 

WA Scholarship Winner: Sarah Baylor

1:15………Little Miss Cherry Blossom Contest

2:30………TBA 

3:00……Joe Nardone, “Rockology” School of Music

4:00……..Friendly FYRE

5:15……..TBA

Sunday, May 6th

12noon……WA Drama Club “The Little Mermaid”

12:30……. WP Cherry Blossom’s Open Mic

1:00………Pittston David Blight 

2:00……….. Perfect Harmony School of Music/ Beth Connor 

3:00……….Joe Nardone, “Rockology” School of Music

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 Patrick Messina 2017Patrick Messina 2018     

W.P. Cherry Blossom Officers

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OFFICERS

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

Patrick Messina..........................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, Terri Zezza,

Albert Forlenza, III, Ruth Osiecki,

 Gina Malsky,Charlotte Keeney, 

Linda Hyzinski,

Lori DeAngelo, Dan Didgeon,Sr.,

 Becky Didgeon, 

Theresa Szymanski, Rosalie Messina, 

Peggy Morgan

COMMITTEE MEMBER

Lisa Tunzi, Sarabeth Didgeon

LIFE MEMBERS

Mary Smith Claire Morrow

,Mark Kolmansperger

Festival Chairman

General Chairman.......... Lori DeAngelo

Grand Marshall..........................Peter Sidari

COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSONS

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

Parade...................................................Ralph Salerno,                                                                                  Dan Digeon,Sr.

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..................................................Terri Zezza

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


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

    

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Pleas fill out this form and return to:
Gina Malsky, 115 Spring Street, West Pittson, Pa. 18643

PAST GRAND MARSHALLS

1973  Roy Stauffer   

1974 Kenneth Bevan

1975 Carlton & Glenn Stauffer

1976 Bicentennial Celebration

1977 Mrs. J.R. Beave 

1978 Clayton Evans

1979 Manny Gordon

1980 Robert "Red" Campbell

1981 Joseph Zuzelo

1982 Robert Evans

1983 Betty Carpenter

1984 John Testa

1985 James Salerno

1986 Merle Bainbridge

1987 Thomas Dale

1988 Robert O'Connell

1989 James B. Walker

1990 Charles Remington

1991 Stanley Hanczyc

1992 Reverend Craig Martin

1993 John Jancewski, Louis Calabrese,

          Willis Hapeman

1994 Irene Campbell

1995 Clifford "Mickey" Melberger

1996 Ada Rostock, Mary Smith

1997 Ray Crisci

1998 Jake Sobeski

1999 Tom Supey

2000 Richard Simonson

2001 Warren Pollard

2002 Reverend James Thyren

2003 Margaret & Don Griffins

2004 Patrick Messina

2005 George Miller

2006 Janet Kolmansperger

2007 Lena Gregori

2008 Leonard Cumbo

2009 Madeline Casey

2010 Dave Tarullo

2011 Bill Goldsworthy

2012 Toni Valenti

2013 Lou Ciampi,Sr.

2014 Roy Speece

2015 Ann & Allan Rose

2016 Rosalie Messina

2017 Robert Messina & Ralph Salerno

2018 James Manganiello


Little Miss Cherry Blossom Application

Please fill out the form and return to:

Gina Malsky 115 Spring Street, 

West Pittston,Pa. 18643 or email

lmalsky@aol.com

Deadline entry postmarked by April 13,2019