Bay Ridge’s annual Ragamuffin Parade, which is now in its 46th year, will march along 3rd Avenue from 76th Street to 92nd Street on September 29, 2012 – beginning at 1 p.m.
Arlene Figaro, Headmistress of Bay Ridge’s Visitation Academy [8902 Ridge Boulevard], will serve as this year’s Grand Marshal, while John Abi-Habib, President and CEO of MSI Computers – a Bay Ridge-based computer services firm, has been named as the parade group’s 2012 Man of the Year.
On Sunday, September 16, at 2:00 p.m. Figaro and Abi-Habib will be honored at the Ragamuffin Luncheon Celebration in the grand ballroom of the Bay Ridge Manor [476 76th Street].
According to Ragamuffin President Colleen Golden, tickets to the event – which is a major fund-raiser for the annual parade, are $65 per person. They may be purchased by forwarding a check made payable to Ragamuffin, Inc. to 85 80th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11209.
For more details, please contact Ted General at (718) 833-4928, click onto the group’s Facebook page, or email RagamuffinParade@USA.com.
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