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Grand Marshal named for 30th annual Hilton Head Island St. Patrick's day parade

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HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (WTOC) -

The thirtieth annual Hilton Head St. Patrick's day parade committee announced the Grand Marshal for this year's parade this afternoon.

Brian Carmines was presented with the traditional sash for the Hilton Head Island St. Patrick's parade presented by iSelectMD. The event is named one of the top twenty tourism events in the southeast. Crowds of up to twenty-five thousand revelers are expected to attend. This year's grand marshal says he knew something was going on when he saw all of the st. Patrick's day organizers together.

Brian Carmines says, "I'm thinking what's going on here, what is going on? Then they asked me if I would be the grand marshal for the parade which was very flattering and it was honored to be asked, it was a pretty neat experience."

The parade will step off on Pope avenue at 3pm on March 17th.

Applications for parade entires and volunteers are still needed. Link to the application: http://www.stpatricksdayhhi.com/entry.htm

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