At a recent meeting held at Cedarhurst Village Hall, which is sponsoring this event, preparations are under way for this year’s 2013 Memorial Day Parade. Mayor Andrew Parise stated: last year’s 2012 parade was a terrific success, between the huge number of parade participants and the phenomenal amount of attendees, it was a true inspiration to us all. To see so many people, young and old, from every walk of life, to come together to show support for our Veterans – was truly monumental.”
The committee which, includes, Co-chairman: Mayor Andrew J. Parise and 2nd Deputy Chief, David S. Campbell are very excited with this years Memorial Day Parade. Participating in this this year parade so far, are local fire department of the Five Towns; Lawrence High School Band & Color Guard; the New York Police Department Band; various local organizations.
The parade will step off at 10:45am at the Law-Ced firehouse – corner of Central Avenue and Washington Avenue towards Cedarhurst Memorial Plaza, in the Andrew J. Parise Park. Where a service will be held to remember our “fallen comrades” and honor all the men and women that serve or has served this great country.
So, please, before heading to the beach or BBQ, please come and join us in honoring our Veterans, living and deceased. In an event that will prove to be a meaningful and enjoyable experience.
Refreshments will be served following the conclusion of the service.
If you are a Veteran, or know of a Veteran, in the Law-Ced area that would like to participate, as well as any organization that will like to take part in this memorable event, please contact Mayor Andrew Parise or Jomarie Capone at the Village Of Cedarhurst 516-295-5770