november, 2019

11nov10:40 am12:00 pmFeaturedVeterans 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.

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.

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

Monday, November 11, 2019
Veterans Day Program
North Adams, Massachusetts
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; Thomas Lussier, American
Legion; Edward Denault, VVA; Louis Floriani, AMVETS
4> James Brehio, Mayor Thomas Bernard, Mitchell Keil
5> Any and all veterans who wish to participate
6> Auxiliaries: Bonnie Whitney-Florino, VFW, Gail Nelson, American Legion, Diane Floriani,
AMVETS
7> Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Brownies; Kristen Lafleur
8> Drury High School Band, Chris Caproni, Director
9> Vehicle transporting veterans’ courtesy McCann Technical School
10> North Adams Ambulance
11> North Adams Fire Department Engine

Program

Master of Ceremonies, American Legion 125 Sr. Vice Cmdr. Mitchell Keil
Opening Prayer, Pastor David Anderson, First Baptist Church
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: James Brehio, National Executive Committeeman, Dept. of Mass. American Legion
Closing Prayer, Pastor David Anderson, First Baptist Church
Taps: Mackenzie Dobbert and Anthony Pettengill

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

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.

Time

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

Location

American Legion to Veterans Memorial Park

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