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Veterans Day Parade


Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 10:30


Downtown Lawrence

Description: Lawrence Veterans Day Parade Celebrating Centennial of signing of the WWI Armistice Downtown Lawrence, KS - Sunday November 11th, 2018, 10:30 a.m. Opening Ceremony for Lawrence Veterans Day Parade will commence at 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of 7th & Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, KS 66044. This will include an interfaith devotional by Reverend Verdell Taylor followed with a flyover and Echo Taps sounding. Kansas University's WWII Memorial Carillon will ring in conjunction with community bell ringing marking the centennial celebration of the signing of WWI armistice. The parade formation will proceed down Massachusetts at approximately 11:05 a.m. concluding at South Park. The parade will include military vehicles, Blue Knights, American Legion and Patriot Guard Riders. veterans representing all branches of the service, with a special addition of a Gold Star float this year keeping alive the memory of those killed in action. Special guests will include Grand Marshal Dr. Richard Schiefelbusch, Honorary Guest Veteran Eric Walther, and WWII British Ally of the Royal Air Force Bomber Command Margaret Mahoney. Veterans from across Douglas County and surrounding communities as well as veterans as far away as Florida will participate. There is no fee for veterans and all are invited to participate. Visit the website, to download an entry form. Additional entry guidelines may be found on the entry form. If no computer is available, you may call 785-393-9099 for further assistance. EVENT HOST: Non-profit 501c3 - Lawrence Veterans Day Parade Association Board of Directors in cooperation with local community volunteers and sponsors. ### FOR MORE INFORMATION: Facebook: Lawrence Veterans Day Michelle Mailand BOD Vice Chair 785-393-9099 Submitted by: Michelle Mailand Lawrence Veterans Day Parade Association

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