William S. Davies has been named the Grand Marshal for this year’s Rome Christmas Parade.

Davies was honored during a breakfast Tuesday at the Coosa Country Club.

He is the co-founder of the William S. Davies Shelters, which was established in 2003.

He also co-founded the Meals and More food ministry, participated in the founding of what is now known as the Community Kitchen, and he previously served on Boards for Star House and Habitat for Humanity.

The parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 27 in downtown Rome.