PITTSFIELD -- The Pittsfield Fourth of July Parade Committee has raised $54,732.52 toward its goal of $85,000. This year’s parade theme was "Made in America."

Since the parade returned in 1978 under the direction of the independent, nonprofit parade committee, it has grown to 140 marching units featuring local and regional bands, spectacular floats and military veterans organizations and has been viewed by tens of thousands of people along the parade route and on local community television.

Parade donations will be accepted through PayPal on the website, pittsfieldparade.com, or by mailing a check to Pittsfield Fourth of July Parade Committee, P.O. Box 1738, Pittsfield, MA 01202.

Today’s gifts:

Karen Ebbeling $50

Joseph on the Mall Inc. 50

Joyce & Robert Moses 100

Catherine & Dick Roberts 25

Joslyn & Meghan Roberts 10

From Stretch & Shorty 25

Bob & Mary O’Brien 50

Beth & Joel Radsken 25

Jack & Pat O’Brien 25

M. Edward Jewelers 100

Mark E. Kasuba & Kathleen A.
Flynn-Kasuba 50

Angela & Dave Dansereau 50

In memory of:

Arthur & Joan Gingras - Love Mary &
Craig 25

Charles P. Steele who loved the parade 25

"Smoosh" & Charlie 50

Keith my love Donna 25

Len & Jeff 25

Today’s total: $710

Total year to date: $54,732.52

Needed to reach goal: $30,267.48


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