Elk Grove Veterans Day Parade This Wednesday Morning

The people of Elk Grove will have an opportunity to honor its Veterans this Wednesday morning with the community’s ninth annual Veterans Day...




The people of Elk Grove will have an opportunity to honor its Veterans this Wednesday morning with the community’s ninth annual Veterans Day parade.

Joining the parade will be marching bands from the U.S. Army as well as from Elk Grove area high and middle schools. Also scores of Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts from local troops will march.

The ceremony will start at 10:45 with Elk Grove Council Member Sophia Scherman reading the names of veterans residing in Elk Grove. This year’s Honorary Grand Marshal is the District Six Vice Commander of the American Legion, Tony Arca.

The parade will start at the CCSD parking lot at 8820 Elk Grove Boulevard and proceed to Elk Grove-Florin Road and go south until its terminious at the Elk Grove Regional Park

Complementary meal following parade

Following the parade, participants and spectators will be offered complementary hot dogs, chips and sodas.

Portions of Elk Grove Boulevard and Elk Grove-Florin Road will be detoured starting at 9:45 am.


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Cedric Sims Photography said...

I am Cedric and I have been a resident of Elk Grove for 10 years. The parade was very nice and well organized. I am also a local photographer. I took some photos of the parade also. You can check them out at this link. http://www.pbase.com/cdsims/elkgrove_veteransday_parade2009
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