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Polish Constitution Day Parade 2011

Chicago, IL 60639

This year's Chicago celebration of the Polish Constitution of 1791 will be held on Saturday, May 7th, 2011 with another massive parade on Columbus Drive in Grant Park on Chicago's beautiful lakefront. This 120th Chicago parade in honor of this historic document, the first democratic constitution in Europe and second in the world only to the United States Constitution is once again expected to draw 250,000 eager revelers to the lakefront and untold thousands more to the television coverage of the parade expected to once again be provided by ABC-7 and Polish stations.

Parade application forms required for all who wish to participate in the parade, "Participant Information Forms" required for all vehicles participating in the parade and copies of the city regulations governing parades are available on: www.may3parade.org

The Polish Constitution Day Parade Committee wishes to notify all interested parties that it shall be accepting nominations for the Grand Marshal of the 2011 Parade. Candidates should be of Polish descent and have rendered notable service to Polonia.

Nominations should be in writing and include the name of the nominee and a brief description of his/her accomplishments, as well as the name and contact information of the person or organization submitting the nomination. Nominations will be accepted from organizations and individuals. All nominations may be submitted in person at the general open parade meeting February 24 at the Alliance of Polish Clubs, 5835 W. Diversey Ave, Chicago, IL. by mail or by fax to 773-745-7278. All candidates will be screened by a Nomination Committee which will choose two or three finalists. Final voting for the Grand Marshal will be held at the general Parade meeting in 31 March 2011.

The Parade Committee is also accepting proposals for the theme of this year's parade. Written suggestions must be accompanied by a brief explanation and be submitted by mail or fax to the May 3 Parade Committee, Alliance of Polish Clubs, 5835 W. Diversey Ave, Chicago, IL 60639, or faxed to 773-745-7278. Final suggestions will be presented for a vote at a Special Open Meeting at a date to be announced.

For further information about this year's Polish Constitution Day Parade the Parade Queen Contest and more visit the Parade website at www.may3parade.org or call the Alliance of Polish Clubs, at 773-745-7799.


May 7th 2011 12:00am to 12:00am


Grant Park, Chicago, IL


For more information:
Call: (773) 745-7799 (2 PM to 7 PM)
Fax: (773) 745-7278