People who live and work at Brooksby Village will celebrate the 4th of July with a parade featuring Mayor Edward Bettencourt, State Rep Leah Cole, Peabody Cheerleaders, McGruff the Crime Dog and more Friday, June 27 at 11am.
"Nine years ago we had our first parade and there were 22 marchers, said Gayle Hills, Customer Service and Communications Manager, Brooksby Village. "Every year we try to add a few new items to the parade line up. This year we have over 100 people participating including the Mayor of Peabody, Girl Scouts and much more. People who live and work here and their families all come to watch the parade. It's a great event."
The parade begins at 11am and some of the participants include:
- Mayor Ted Bettencourt
- State Rep Leah Cole
- School Committee Members
- City Council Members
- Grand Marshall; Brooksby Village Resident John Murphy
- Uncle Sam
- Statue of Liberty
- McGruff the crime dog
- Brooksby Village Dog Derby Winners
- Bruce McCorry Martial Arts Kids
- Girl Scouts
- Lawn chair brigade
- Peabody Cheerleaders
- Star Spangled superstars
- Brooksby Marathon Winners
- Pillsbury Dough Boy
- Navy - Marines - Army
About Brooksby Village: Brooksby Village is one of 17 continuing care retirement communities developed and managed by Erickson Living. The scenic 90 acre campus is located in Peabody, MA and is home to more than 1,900 residents. Brooksby Village is a perfect Boston area retirement destination offering a true sense of community, convenience beyond compare and a sensible financial structure.