Macy’s Parade Gets Verona Helpers

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Ann and Billy Gault are part of the Skylanders' Eruptor team in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade.
Ann and Billy Gault are part of the Skylanders’ Eruptor team in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade.

As you watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade this morning, watch for two familiar Verona faces: Ann and Billy Gault. The mother and son team are among the handlers for the Skylanders’ Eruptor balloon.Macys2015-Gault3

Billy Gault, who spoke to the Board of Education this past Tuesday about his participation in Rutgers University’s Chinese Bridge summer camp, also got a photo op with Mother Goose.Macys2015-Gault2

This isn’t the first time that there’s been a member of the Gault family helping with the parade: In 2009, Ann realized what she told us was her “dream job” as a handler for the Ronald McDonald balloon.

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Virginia Citrano
Virginia Citranohttps://myveronanj.com
Virginia Citrano grew up in Verona. She moved away to write and edit for The Wall Street Journal’s European edition, Institutional Investor, Crain’s New York Business and Forbes.com. Since returning to Verona, she has volunteered for school, civic and religious groups, served nine years on the Verona Environmental Commission and is now part of Sustainable Verona. She co-founded MyVeronaNJ in 2009. You can reach Virginia at [email protected].

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