CITY OF KINGSTON
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
KINGSTON, NEW YORK 12401
SHAYNE R. GALLO Phone (845) 334-3902
MAYOR Fax (845) 334-3904
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, JUNE 15, 2015
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DIVERSITY DAY PARADE SCHEDULED
The first annual Diversity Day Parade will kick off Friday, June 19th at 5pm in front of City Hall. Coordinated and hosted by the City of Kingston, Kingston Police Benevolent Association, Center for Creative Education and Let’s Move Ulster, the parade moves along Broadway to Clinton Avenue to Westbrook Lane and concludes in Kingston Plaza where the 5th annual Let’s Move Ulster! will commence with healthy food and fitness demonstrations. Performances by P.O.O.K. and Energy Dance Company are also scheduled.
Mayor Shayne Gallo has advised the public that Andrew Street between Broadway and Mary’s Avenue will be closed to all vehicular traffic from 4 pm to 7 pm; Broadway from Andrew Street to Kingston Plaza will be closed until the last unit in the procession passes.
Mayor Shayne Gallo commented, “I am optimistic that many community based organizations including churches, citizens groups, school groups and local residents will
participate in the parade. It is an event for the entire community to come together to celebrate diversity, health and movement.”
For further information visit the Center for Creative Education’s website: www.cce4me.org or call CCE at 338-7664 or the Mayor’s Office at 334-3902.