Philadelphia St. Patrickís Day Parade Marshalís Duties and Info
Marshalís 1st Meeting:
Tues March 7, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Marshals Follow up Meeting: Tues March 28, 2017 - 7:00 PM
WE HAVE A NEW PARADE ROUTE SO ALL OR A REPRESENATIVE MUST ATTEND
My notes from our meetings:
Update Mailing list and contact sheet, pass out current and make changes.
Hand out assignments, badges, and tickets, captainís reports
Explain Barricades on JFK. We put them up.
Buses to go Delaware Ave.
Explain staging and bus pick up.
Explain keep Middle of JFK open for Emergency Vehicles
Explain end of parade now at Front & Market Sts. Push end of Parade
Emphasize safety and explain duties
Signs will be up on street corners.
Captainís reports due at end of parade.
Div 1 assembles 10:15 marshals due at 9:45
Div 2 assembles 10:15 marshals due at 9:45
Div 3 assembles 10:30 marshals due at 10:00
Div 4 assembles 10:30 marshals due at 10:00
Div 5 assembles 11:00 marshals due at 10:30
Div 6 assembles 12:00 marshals due at 11:30
Div 7 assembles 1:00 marshals due at 12:30
Div 8 to 12, assembles 2:00 marshals due at 1:00
Captain meeting at 16th& JFK (Div 1-4) 10:45 AM
All large vehicles parked on JFK 10:00 AM!
Cars or busses not in parade drive or park on JFK Ave.
Need marshals to keep divisions close at reviewing stand.
Move dancer's parents forward to right
No Political, vehicle, and offensive signs
CAR SPONSOR in 2017 FORD with Fox 29 # 54
Phila Firetrucks on 15th st. facing South
No throwing anything
Performing groups are dancers only.
All groups with bands must go through
Homeland Security needs registration prior or they are not allowing vehicles in the parade.
Insurance Certificates on windshields
Parade Badge info
I want forms at reviewing stand
All marshals must come by me and keep on going to Front St
Walkers at Stands do not stand in the way
AIRHORN 5 short blasts means 5 minutes to go, 1 long blast is GO!
FINAL MOST IMPORTANT ITEMS:
IF THERE IS CONFUSION AND NO CAPTAIN AROUND, SAFETY COMES
FIRST!!!!! NO ONE MOVES A TRUCK WITHOUT
3 MARSHALS, 1 FRONT, 1 IN REAR, 1 WITH DRIVER.
IF THERE IS ANY DANGER, LEAVE IT THERE, AND LET THEM WALK OR BE OUT
Say a Prayer for the safety of everyone involved.