Bucks County’s ‘Rosie the Riveter’ to be Featured in Tri-Municipal Fourth of July Parade
WHAT: Bucks County resident Mae Krier, one of the nation’s first Rosie the Riveters, will be one of the featured guests aboard Rep. Kathy Watson’s (R-Bucks) entry for this year’ Tri-Municipal Fourth of July Parade in New Britain. Krier, a resident of Bristol Township, was one of the first women to join the manufacturing sector during World War II. Dubbed “Rosie the Riveter,” she and other women like her joined the workforce to ensure that the U.S. military had the materials needed to win the war and ensure that U.S. economy rebounded after the Depression. The parade entry also thanks all women who have served our country – whether in military uniform or by joining the workforce – from World War II through today.

WHO: Watson and women who have served our country in and out of uniform.

WHEN: Tuesday, July 4. Parade begins at 9:30 a.m.

WHERE: The parade will begin at the Town Center Shopping Center, Route 202, New Britain Borough and end at the North Branch Park, 207 Park Ave., New Britain Township.

Media contact: Jennifer Keaton, 717.705.2094, jkeaton@pahousegop.com

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