“Norwegian-American 17th May Committee of Greater New York Mission Statement”
“The purpose of the Norwegian-American 17th of May Committee of Greater New York, Inc. shall be to encourage and develop a deep appreciation of the ideals of independence and freedom that the 17th of May, Constitution Day of Norway, embodies and to keep alive the cultural heritage of Norway. Rain or shine, on the 17th of May of each year, or the Sunday closest to this date (excluding Mother's Day). The Committee shall make arrangements for and sponsor a Parade.”
DATE OF PARADE: MAY 18, 2014
TIME: 1:30 P.M.
PLACE: Bay Ridge, Brooklyn
Steps off at 80th street and Third Avenue at 1:30 PM, rain or shine, and proceeds along Third Avenue, turns right at Bay Ridge Ave (69th street) up to Fifth Avenue, makes a left onto Fifth Avenue, marching along Fifth Avenue to 67 street, makes a right on 67 street - marching along the park up to the reviewing stand between 6 and 7th avenue.
This picture by Georgine Benvenuto reprinted from the Brooklyn Eagle from the 2012 Parade includes Ty Pennington with some members of the parade committee.