Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony

Nov. 5, 2011 at 6:05 a.m.

The Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony will be Friday, in downtown Victoria.

The day begins at 7:30 a.m. with a cemetery flag ceremony on the courthouse steps. At 10 a.m. the parade, led by the Victoria County Veterans Council Color Guard, will begin. It will proceed along Main Street to Church Street and end on Bridge Street at the courthouse.

The Veterans Day ceremony begins at 11 a.m. and will include the laying of memorial wreaths by patriotic groups, patriotic band music and songs.

Special speaker for the event is Mayor Will Armstrong.

The ceremony will conclude with firing squad volleys by Catholic War Veterans, St. John's Post No. 1269 and taps played by Charles Hauboldt.



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