Lincoln Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird called on all residents to support that second annual Lincoln Veterans Parade set for Saturday, November 9 in the area of the State Capital. Opening ceremonies begin at 2 p.m on the Capitol’s north steps and the half mile parade will move down “K” Street from Lincoln High School to the Capitol. The parade is being organized by the Lincoln Veterans Parade Group, and information is available at lincolnveteransparade.org.
Antonia Marino, Chair of the Lincoln Veterans Parade Group, said this year’s parade honors the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the battle of Normandy. “This is the time to remember the pay tribute to these Veterans along with those many heroes who lost their lives during that summer of 1944,” Marino said.
Marino said the parade includes local and area high school marching bands, floats, vehicles and military and civic organizations. The parade is supported by the City of Lincoln, Executive Travel, Sandhills Global and AseraCare Hospice.
Marino said that group is seeking additional parade units, volunteers, donors and sponsors. More information is available on the website.
READ MORE: NU President Priority Candidate Designated