Gloucester resident Billy Moore, longtime recreation coordinator for the county’s parks and recreation department, has been selected to serve as grand marshal of the Gloucester Daffodil Festival Parade.
The annual kickoff event to the Daffodil Festival will step off from Main Street Center at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 6.
Moore spent nearly four decades mentoring and coaching youth and adults through the department and volunteering in countless other capacities. Moore said one of his greatest enjoyments has been seeing the build-up of sportsmanship among players, coaches and parents.
When he was approached about being grand marshal, Moore said he was “stunned” and added, “I’m not often speechless, but I was then.”
Moore doesn’t take all the credit though. He said his nomination to become grand marshal encompasses not only his own efforts, but also the many efforts of his fellow staff members at Gloucester Parks and Recreation, all of the vo...
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