Posted: Sep 13, 2012 8:18 PM by Trey Schmaltz
Updated: Sep 13, 2012 8:18 PM
BATON ROUGE- Hillar Moore, Jr., was named the 28th Grand Marshal of the Baton Rouge St. Patrick's Day Parade "The Wearin' of the Green."
Moore was surprised by friends, family, and parade organizers at Ivar's Thursday night.
Moore was the CEO of Associated Grocers and founded the Marine Corps League of Baton Rouge. He's the father of seven children, including the district attorney.
The parade rolls on its traditional route, Saturday, March 16, 2013.