GENESEO – The St. Patrick’s Day parade is officially coming to Geneseo.
Lifting Up Livingston confirmed in a press release that their annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held on March 18 at 1 p.m. in Geneseo.
While some details are yet to be finalized, it is anticipated that the parade route will travel down Main Street and allow for spectators to enjoy specials and holiday-themed decor in the business district. Following the parade, several groups and organizations are expected to provide entertainment at venues to be determined based on availability and weather.
“Lifting Up Livingston, Inc., wishes to extend its heart-felt gratitude to the Village of Avon, who hosted the parade in 2015 and 2016,” said Lifting Up Livingston in the release. “Other towns and villages may have to opportunity to host the event in the future.”
A full schedule will be released shortly before the event.
Lifting Up Livingston, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to helping families in Livingston County which are affected by cancer. They offer supplemental financial assistance and other resources to young cancer patients and their families. By covering certain costs, such as rent or mortgage payments, utilities, prescriptions, groceries and travel, they hope to allow the patient and family to focus on battling the illness without the stress of the indirect and unforeseen financial burdens which often arise.
Anyone interested in becoming part of Lifting Up Livingston, Inc. is encouraged to contact them at LiftUpLivingston@gmail.com. Individuals and groups interested in participating in the parade or the post-parade activities should fill out the registration form at LiftUpLivingston.com.