Local Twirlers Perform in NYC Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

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Members of the Double “R” Twirlettes recently performed in the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The Twirlettes marched up Fifth Avenue and twirled for approximately two million spectators who lined the parade route.

It was the 11th consecutive year the Twirlettes were invited to perform in the parade that is considered the oldest and largest St. Patrick’s Day parade in the world.

The Twirlettes are under the direction of Kathleen Mercatili. Pictured are members who performed in the 2019 parade.

Kneeling from left: Hannah McHugh, Alexandra Taffera, Jocelyn Bringhurst, Lydia Monroe, Kristen Griffiths, Virginia Miller, Natalie Buchinski and Kali Mercatili.

Standing, same order: Autumn Major, Madison Doyle, Sara Swavola, Morgan Tullio, Lindsey Kausmeyer, Lindsay Griffiths, Eliyana Kubelis, Jordan Gioupis, and Kathleen Mercatili, director.