2013 Veterans Day Parade Information
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Pictured left: Dr. Blanchard, 2013 Distinguished Veteran Award Recipient.
Opening Ceremony: The Paducah Park Services Department and the Veterans Day Planning Committee invite the public to attend the Veterans Day Parade Opening Ceremony on Tuesday, November 11 at 10:30 a.m. at the gazebo at 2nd and Broadway. The opening ceremony includes the recognition of the 2014 Distinguished Veteran, who will serve as the parade’s grand marshal. The opening ceremony also includes the naming of the non-veteran who will receive the Patriot Award, an award honoring a citizen who dedicates his or her time to serving veterans and veteran causes in this community. The winners of the Veterans Day Essay contest organized by the Daughters of the American Revolution will be introduced, and the first place winners will read their essays for the crowd.
Parade: The annual Paducah Veterans Day Parade will begin at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 11 at 2nd and Broadway and travel along Broadway to 17th Street. The WKCTC Television Production Department will record the parade, set it to music, and televise it at a later time on Government 11 and Paducah-2 (for Comcast subscribers).
Parade Entry Forms and Band Entry Form (for marching bands) must be received by October 24 at 5 p.m. and can be delivered, faxed (270-444-8627), or mailed to
Veterans Day Parade Committee
P.O. Box 7265
1400 H.C. Mathis Drive
Paducah, KY 42002-7265
Late entries will not be accepted or permitted to participate in the parade.
For more information about the Veterans Day Parade and Paducah Parks Services, call 444-8508.
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