Transcripts of full meetings of the council.

Whereas, the Saint Patrick's Day Parade -- and please all within the sound of my voice, it's not Paddy and it's not Patty. It's Saint Patrick -- is a longstanding event of great civic pride. It has over 20,000 participants and more than 150 groups are a represented, including marching bands, dance groups, youth clubs and Irish associations, making it the largest annual parade in Philadelphia; and

Whereas, the Grand Marshal of this year's event is Jim Murray, former general manager of the Philadelphia Eagles. Jim is the founder and driving force behind several charitable groups, including the Ronald McDonald House and The Eagles Fly for Leukemia;

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