Boats will meet at the north end of the lake near the 290 bridge at 1:30 p.m. in their favorite decade-themed boat.? Parade route will begin promptly at 2 p.m. and travel south via the Worcester shoreline past the Route 9 Bridge, U.S. Marine Club Corps and Lake Park, and then travel north via the Shrewsbury Shoreline to the judges station at the Donahue Rowing Center. The Worcester County Search and Rescue Team will be assisting with management of the parade route.
The prize for 1st place is a $200 gift certificate to Doug Russell Marine. The 2nd place winner will receive a gift certificate to Shore Side Docks and the 3rd place winner will receive a gift certificate to Madulka's Ice Cream. The judges will include Selectman Moira E. Miller – Shrewsbury; Senator Mike Moore – Millbury; Representative James O’Day – West Boylston; Angela Snell, Shrewsbury Parks and Recreation Director; and? Kate Toomey, Worcester City Councilor at Large.
View the parade and winners at the Donahue Rowing Center, 237 North Quinsigamond Ave.,
Shrewsbury. For more information, visit www.lqwa.org.
Founded in 1984, the Lake Quinsigamond Watershed Association (LQWA) is a volunteer-based organization of nearly 150 members committed to enhancing the quality of life in and around Lake Quinsigamond for all of its natural and human residents. It was incorporated for the purpose of restoring, preserving and maintaining the environmental water quality and recreational quality of the watershed area.