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Old Saybrook, CT To Hold Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 26, 2014
All veterans are invited to attend, and rides in the parade route are available.
By: Old Saybrook Memorial Day Parade 2014
Monday, May 26, 2014.
There will be two ceremonies: A waterside, full naval ritual with firing squad and a march to the Veterans Memorial Monuments.
The day's events will begin with a Dockside Naval Ceremony. Assembly will be at 8:45 a.m. for all participating units at the Saybrook Point Pavilion parking lot, located at the end of College Street, with a Wreath Laying Ceremony on the Connecticut River at 9:00 a.m.
The Parade assembly will be at 9:30 a.m. at the Stop & Shop parking lot. The Parade steps off promptly at 10:00 a.m. from Elm Street. The Parade will go straight across Route 1 to Main Street to the Veterans Memorial Monuments on the Town Green, where a Memorial Program will be conducted.Because of safety concerns, those marching or riding in the Memorial DayParade are reminded to not throw candies or novelties to anyone on either side of the parade route.
All veterans are invited to attend, and rides in the parade route are available. Those interested should contact Max Sabrin at 860-395-5550.