Hamilton’s Irish Flag Raising Ceremony to be Held on March 5th
Hamilton Township will hold an Irish
Flag Raising Ceremony on Monday, March 5,
2018, at the Hamilton Township Municipal Building (located at 2090
Greenwood Avenue) beginning at Noon.
The ceremony will include 2018 St.
Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshal - Hamilton Mayor Kelly Yaede, St. Patrick’s
Parade Committee Chair and Ancient Order of Hibernians, Msgr. Crean Division 1
President – Vincent McKelvey, along with other Hamilton Township officials and
Hamilton’s Irish Flag Raising
Ceremony precedes the annual Hamilton Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, which will be
held this Saturday, March 10, 2018. The
parade’s opening ceremony begins at 12:30 PM at Nottingham Fire Company. The parade begins at 1:00 PM and will travel
down Mercer Street to Nottingham Way and towards Mercerville’s “Five Points”
intersection, ending at Getz Avenue.
the year, the Township displays the flags of several nations at the request of
local ethnic organizations to honor the many ethnic groups that make up
Hamilton Township and have so greatly contributed to the community. The Irish flag raising ceremony, at the
request of the Hamilton St. Patrick’s Parade Committee, continues this
In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will still be held
inside the Hamilton Township Council Chambers, while the Irish Flag will
subsequently be raised outside once the inclement weather subsides.