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Springfield Puerto Rican Parade Committee holds 2023 Puerto Rican Parade Kickoff Celebration

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with city and state officials for the Springfield Puerto Rican Parade Committees kickoff celebration of the Springfield Puerto Rican Parade on Thursday, June 29th at White Lion Brewing. The event announced the 2023 parade honorees and feature this year’s Parade Grand Marshal, Waleska Lugo-DeJesus.

Mayor Sarno states, “Congratulations to this years Parade Grand Marshal, Waleska Lugo-DeJesus!  I am proud to once again join with our Springfield Puerto Rican Parade Committee as we continue to celebrate Springfield’s vibrant and diverse community with the celebration announcement of the Puerto Rican Parade.  Our Puerto Rican community have contributed so much to our Springfield, the Commonwealth and the Nation, especially in business, education, medical, public safety, public service and in the United States Armed Forces – Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard.  My administration is proud to support and recognize the great contributions Puerto Ricans have made to our Springfield.”

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