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Shrewsbury Memorial Day Parade

images 1 Shrewsbury Memorial Day Parade Shrewsbury MassachusettsSHREWSBURY, Massachusetts -Monday, May 26th , 2014   Memorial Day Parade

The Shrewsbury Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 26th at 9:30 am departing from the Richard D. Carney Municipal Office Building, 100 Maple Ave and making stops at the following locations: Soldier’s Statue in front of Police Station on Maple Ave, War Memorial at the Town Center (Corner of Route 140 and Main Street) and at the Veteran’s Lots at Mountain View Cemetery.

The Memorial Address at the Town Center will be given by Donald E Baima, a retired Captain from the Massachusetts State Police and United States Marine Corps Veteran.

The Memorial Day Parade Committee welcomes all local veterans and active military personnel as well any family members of deployed military personnel to march in the parade. Formation begins at 9:00 am from the Municipal Office Building. Parking is available near the Senior Center side of Town Hall. For those who wish to park at the town center there will be a shuttle van running from the Sumner House to the Town Hall beginning at 8:30 am.

 

Parade Participants will include:

Color Guard from Shrewsbury Police Department

Color Guard from Shrewsbury Fire Department

Central Mass Blue Star Mother’s

Local Town and State Officials

Active Military Personnel

Shrewsbury High School Band

Members of the Charles J. Murphy Post # 10278 Veterans of Foreign Wars

Members of the Ray Stone Post # 238, American Legion

Members of the Victor R. Quaranta Post # 397, American Legion

Veteran’s Inc

Marine Corp League of Worcester, Detachment # 144

Members of the Shrewsbury Boy Scouts

Members of the Shrewsbury Girl Scouts

Local Clergy

Shrewsbury Oak Middle School 7th & 8th Grade Band

Shrewsbury Speech and Debate Team Members

 

Sunday May 25th

Volunteers from Shrewsbury Girl Scout troops will be placing flags on the Veteran’s graves at Mountain View Cemetery on Sunday, May 25th starting at 8 am.

The week leading up to Memorial Day members of Cub Scout Pack 62 will be placing flags on all the Town Veteran’s Square Memorials.

 

For more information contact Angela Snell at asnell@shrewsburyma.gov

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