Veter­ans Day Pa­rade En­tries

Yuma Sun - - OPINION - 00158055

Amer­i­can le­gion Post 19 is seek­ing en­tries for the Novem­ber 12th Veter­ans Day Pa­rade in Yuma.

Floats, au­to­mo­biles, march­ing units, color guards, horse­back rid­ers and mo­tor­cy­cles may be en­tered. The stag­ing area will be be­tween the Yuma Mesa Shop­ping Cen­ter/Sta­ples to 3th Ave. and 17th St. The pa­rade will start promptly at 9am. Then the pa­rade will travel south down 4th Av­enue from 17th street and go east on 25th street to the Amer­i­can Le­gion at 2575 S. Vir­ginia Dr.

The theme this year is “Hon­or­ing The Global War On Ter­ror”. If you are a vet­eran or an ac ve duty mem­ber from this era, we would love to have you be on our float and/or march in the pa­rade. Please con­tact Ja­son Kodz at the num­ber listed be­low.

A er the pa­rade there will be a bar­be­cue and en­ter­tain­ment from noon to 5 p.m. The pub­lic is in­vited to the bar­be­cue. Price of the bar­be­cue is $8.00 for adults $5.00 for chil­dren 12 and un­der.

The day be­fore the Pa­rade, Sun­day Novem­ber 11th, the pub­lic is in­vited to the Eleventh Hour Cer­e­mony, which sig­ni­fies the end of World War I. It will take place at 11 a.m. by the flag pole in the front of Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 19.

A pa­rade en­try form ap­pears in to­day’s pa­per. It can be clipped out and mailed or brought to the post at 2575 S. Vir­ginia Dr. The dead­line for turn­ing in the en­tries is Oc­to­ber 26th. Or call 344-3441 be­tween 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Mon­day through Fri­day.

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