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Kiwanis Of Sunnyside’s Flag Day Parade



The Annual Flag Day Parade sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside was held on June 9. The parade ran along Greenpoint Avenue and ended at Veterans’ Memorial Square in Sabba Park on Queens Boulevard and 49th Street. 
Photo Walter Karling The Annual Flag Day Parade sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside was held on June 9. The parade ran along Greenpoint Avenue and ended at Veterans’ Memorial Square in Sabba Park on Queens Boulevard and 49th Street. Photo Walter Karling

The view along Greenpoint Avenue as the parade begins. 
Photos Walter Karling The view along Greenpoint Avenue as the parade begins. Photos Walter Karling

Members of Cub Scout Pack 413 proudly carry the flag: Elijah Shaulis, Jashue Valencia, Christian Germain and Sebastian Perez. Members of Cub Scout Pack 413 proudly carry the flag: Elijah Shaulis, Jashue Valencia, Christian Germain and Sebastian Perez.

President William Kregler of the NYC Fire Marshals Benevolent Association carries a specially embroidered flag with childrens’ quilted 9/11 tributes on the reverse side. President William Kregler of the NYC Fire Marshals Benevolent Association carries a specially embroidered flag with childrens’ quilted 9/11 tributes on the reverse side.

Despite losing a leg in a motorcycle accident, Murray Levy proudly marched the length of the parade. Despite losing a leg in a motorcycle accident, Murray Levy proudly marched the length of the parade.

The New York Naval Cadet Corps contingent crosses Queens Boulevard. The New York Naval Cadet Corps contingent crosses Queens Boulevard.

A beautifully stirring rendition of the National Anthem was sung by PS 125 student Jessica Galam as NYS Senator Michael Gianaris and Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer look on. A beautifully stirring rendition of the National Anthem was sung by PS 125 student Jessica Galam as NYS Senator Michael Gianaris and Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer look on.

Past Sunnyside Kiwanis Club President Dr. Gerald Lederman looks on as the current President Peter Ross Jr., welcomes the marchers to Veterans Memorial Square for the ceremony. To his (r.) stand NYS Senator Michael Gianaris, Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer and Assembly Member Cathy Nolan. Past Sunnyside Kiwanis Club President Dr. Gerald Lederman looks on as the current President Peter Ross Jr., welcomes the marchers to Veterans Memorial Square for the ceremony. To his (r.) stand NYS Senator Michael Gianaris, Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer and Assembly Member Cathy Nolan.

Congress Member Joseph Crowley addressed the gathering as Assembly Member Brian Barnwell looked on. Congress Member Joseph Crowley addressed the gathering as Assembly Member Brian Barnwell looked on.

PS 199 concluded the line of march. PS 199 concluded the line of march.

Grand Marshal Sherilyn Jo Sabba with her son Brody Sabba greet the spectators. Grand Marshal Sherilyn Jo Sabba with her son Brody Sabba greet the spectators.

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