NEW ROCHELLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES THANKSGIVING PARADE CALLED OFF FOR 2020
HEALTH AND SAFETY OF THE COMMUNITY IS OF PRIMARY CONCERN
NEW ROCHELLE, NY – [September 18, 2020] – Together the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce and the City of New Rochelle have come to the sad conclusion that the Annual Thanksgiving Parade scheduled for November 21, 2020 must be called off as the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to pose a risk at large public events.
The health and safety of New Rochelle is of primary concern. Therefore, in accordance with the guidance of the Department of Health, CDC and Governor Cuomo, the 2020 New Rochelle Thanksgiving Parade has been canceled.
“The New Rochelle Thanksgiving Parade is a time-honored Chamber and City tradition that many look forward to each year, and we thank our sponsors, participants, volunteers and residents for their patience and understanding. This would have been the 57th Annual New Rochelle Thanksgiving Parade. We are talking with our sponsors and partners to think of creative experiences that can drive people and business to New Rochelle this holiday season and we look forward to presenting the New Rochelle Thanksgiving Parade next year on November 20, 2021.” said Rob Hayes, President of the NR Chamber of Commerce.
About the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce Founded in 1922, the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce fosters economic growth and prosperity in the New Rochelle business community. The Chamber of Commerce is committed to advancing the concerns of the New Rochelle business community, the economic vitality of the City, and ensuring that New Rochelle presents an environment that supports growth and prosperity.