Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Holyoke Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade on May 25


On Monday, May 25, the City of Holyoke will celebrate Memorial Day with a ceremony and a parade organized by the United Veterans of Holyoke. Ceremonies will begin at 8 AM at the JFK Memorial on Appleton Street. The parade will begin at 9 AM in front of the War Memorial Building, and conclude in Veterans Park for further ceremonies . 

WHAT: Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade
WHEN: May 25, 2015, 8 AM
WHERE: Ceremonies begin at JFK Memorial on Appleton Street; Parade will begin at War Memorial Building

ITINERARY
8:30 AM Line up of Marching Units
9:00 AM Parade toward Veterans Park/Laying of the Wreaths

Memorial Ceremony
Closing Moments

The ceremony is our nation’s commemoration to the veterans and active duty personnel who have made the ultimate sacrifice to keep our freedom alive.

The guest speaker will be Lieutenant Colonel John Paradis, USAG (retired), Deputy Superintendent, Holyoke Soldiers Home.

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