Considering the success of the last two parades, you won’t want to miss this one.
Here’s a list of just a few of the day’s events.
0800hrs – Servicemen and women in for fleet week, along with local veterans will enjoy an Appreciation Breakfast at the American Legion Hall, 112 North Ave.
1030hrs – Memorial Day Ceremony on Memorial Plaza (Memorial Highway and Main St )
1100hrs The Parade begins it’s 1.25 mile route along North Ave, down to Hudson Park. Just one of New Rochelle’s waterfront treasures.
1200hrs – The Lost at Sea Ceremony will begin at the end of the parade
Parade co-sponsor, United Veterans Memorial and Patriotic Association (UVMPA) will be conducting Military Static Displays and demonstrations and the USMC will be landing a CH-46 “Sea Knight” helicopter for the crowd (oo-rah).
All Military Personnel will receive VIP status and enjoy a special menu and preferred seating.
Please help us to make this a memorable day and give New Rochelle residents an opportunity to show our appreciation and gratitude for the sacrifice and service to our country. Thank you in advance for your consideration and please come out to show your support for our troops for all they do for The United States of America.
Peter M. Parente
President, United Veterans Memorial and Patriotic Association