november, 2021

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 and Ceremony will take place on Thursday, November 11, 2021. The parade will begin at the Legion and end at the Veteran’s Honor Roll where the ceremony will take place.

November 11, 2021
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; Mitchell Keil, American
Legion; Edward Denault, VVA; Louis Floriani, AMVETS
4>     John Crosier, Wayne Soares and Mayor Thomas Bernard
5>     Any and all veterans who wish to participate
6>Auxiliaries: Bonnie Whitney-Florino, VFW, Patty Lentine, American Legion, Diane Floriani,
AMVETS
7>     Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Brownies; Kristen Lafleur
8>     Drury High School Band, Chris Caproni, Director
9>    North Adams Ambulance
10>    North Adams Fire Department Engine

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, Mr. Wayne Soares
Opening Prayer, Rev. Gary Burdick
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: Chief Warrant Officer 4 John Crosier
Closing Prayer, Rev. Gary Burdick
Taps: Anthony Pettengill and Kaylee Lescarbeau

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

Time

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

Location

American Legion to Veterans Memorial Park

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