Veterans To Have Parade In Marion

(MARION, IL) — Downtown Marion will be busy Saturday morning as the Veterans on Parade event will get underway at 10 at Marion Junior High on West Main. Organizers say all veterans, those currently serving in the armed forces and their families are invited to participate. The parade route will run from Marion Junior High toward Tower Square where a memorial ceremony will take place to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. The parade will then head toward Washington School where it will end. There will also be a Veteran Town Hall following the parade at 11:30 at the Marion Elks located next to the Marion Carnegie Library. Lunch will be provided. Leaders from the Marion VA will also be on hand to answer any questions you may have. For more information or to participate in the parade, call 314-375-7170 or 618-967-9415.