Parade Grand Marshal 2017

Published 05/07/2017

 

Gaspee Days Parade Chairperson, Sharon Alves announced Dennis DeJesus, CEO of Special Olympics Rhode Island will serve as the Grand Marshal.

Dennis DeJesus, a Cranston resident has led the Special Olympics Rhode Island since 2009. Special Olympics Rhode Island currently recruits volunteers to coach 3,400 Rhode Island competitors.

Sharon Alves, the 52nd Gaspee Days Parade Chair commented on the selection of this years Grand Marshal, "Dennis DeJesus dedication to Special Olympics Rhode Island represents the kind of Rhode Islander the Gaspee Days Committee is proud to have as our Grand Marshal."