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Senator Thompson Holds Veterans Day Parade In Buffalo

For Immediate Release:  October 7, 2009Contact: Heather Zeisz | | 716.854.8705JoAnn Cole | 716.854.8705


Senator Thompson will Hold a Veterans Day Parade In Buffalo.

Buffalo, NY- New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) will host a Veterans Day Parade in Buffalo. The parade will be held on Saturday, November 7, 2009. Lineup will begin at 9:00 am in the parking lot of the American Red Cross, located at 786 Delaware Avenue. The parade will then begin at 10:00 am. The parade route begins at Summer and Delaware Avenue proceeding down Delaware following the natural traffic flow and end at Niagara Square across from City Hall wherein a  brief ceremony will follow.

Senator Thompson Pays Tribure To Veterans. "Defending Our Country."



Senator Antoine Thompson Holds Annual Parade To Honor Veterans

Immediate Release:  November 12, 2010Contact: Ken Houston |716.854.8705|

Buffalo, NY- For the second year New York State Senator Antoine Thompson (D-parts of Erie & Niagara counties) pays tribute to members of the military, both past and present by hosting a Veterans Day Parade.  The parade started at the intersection of Summer and Delaware in downtown Buffalo and eventually made its way down to Niagara Square.

Leading the parade was State Senator Antoine Thompson, along with this year’s Grand Marshals, Judge Robert Russell Jr. and Colonel Patrick J. Cunningham.  Prior to last year’s parade the city of Buffalo had not hosted a Veteran’s Day parade in more than 35 years.