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Thursday, November 06, 2008

Downtown Businesses Encouraged to
Recognize Veteran's Day Parade Nov. 11

The Nov. 11 Veteran's Day Parade is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.

Nearly 50 participating American Legion units will gather at Kanawha Boulevard East near Hadda Riverfront Park and proceed east on the boulevard, north of Capitol Street, west on Quarrier Street and south on Court Street, ending back at Haddad. The parade will feature a mini C-130. A short ceremony honoring past and present veterans will follow.

A C-130 flyover is scheduled for 11 a.m.

John Brawley of Post No. 20 of is hosting the parade! Edward Ben Converse, past commander of Post 20 Legionnaire, is parade coordinator for this year’s event.

Business owners are encouraged to allow employees a little bit of time to gather along the parade route to honor the veterans and then attend the ceremony at Haddad River Front Park for fellowship.


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