november, 2018

11nov10:40 am12:00 pmVeterans Day Parade & CeremonyDowntown 10:40 am - 12:00 pm

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Event Details

Please join us in honoring all the brave veterans that have risked so much to serve our country.

Sunday, November 11, 2018
Veterans Day Program
North Adams, Massachusetts

Parade will form and start from the American Legion Home, move north on American Legion Drive, east on Main Street, left on Eagle Street to the Veterans Memorial where the ceremony will take place.

Line of March
1> Police Cruiser
2> Color Guards:
American Legion Post 125
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 996
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 54
American Veterans (AMVETS) Post #100
Sons of the American Legion Squadron #125
3> Commanders of Veterans Organizations; Joseph Zustra Jr., VFW; Dennis St Pierre, American
Legion; Edward Denault, VVA; Louis Floriani, AMVETS
4> Sandra Kee, Mayor Thomas Bernard, Bruce Shepley
5> Any and all veterans who wish to participate
6> Auxiliaries: Bonnie Whitney-Florino, VFW, Gail Nelson, American Legion, Diane Floriani,
AMVETS
7> Drury High School Band, Chris Caproni, Director
8> Vehicle transporting veterans’ courtesy McCann Technical School
9> North Adams Ambulance
10> North Adams Fire Department Engine 4

Coffee and doughnuts will be available for participants at 9:30 AM at the American Legion Post Home.

NOTE: ALL PARADE PARTICIPANTS ARE REQUESTED TO BE AT THE AMERICAN LEGION PARKING LOT BY 10:00 AM FOR THE START OF THE PARADE AT 10:40 AM. ALL VETERANS ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE A MEMBER OF ANY ORGANIZATION. IN CASE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER, THE CEREMONY WILL BE HELD AT THE AMERICAN LEGION.

Program

Master of Ceremonies, American Legion 125 Cmdr. Dennis St. Pierre
Opening Prayer, Bruce Shepley
Pledge of Allegiance:
Selection: STAR SPANGLED BANNER by Drury Band
Honorable Mayor Thomas Bernard
Recognition of Active Duty Military Personnel and Commanders/Presidents
Selection: ARMED FORCES SALUTE
Keynote Speaker: Sandra Kee, Dept. Vice Cmdr., Dept. of Massachusetts American Legion
Closing Prayer, Bruce Shepley
Taps: Corey Callander and Natal Paredes

Thank you to Rick Harrington and the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 125 for the flags given out at today’s ceremony.

Time

(Sunday) 10:40 am - 12:00 pm

Location

American Legion to Veterans Memorial Park

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