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Marion gears up for the annual Veterans on Parade

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UPDATE: Veterans parade is now RESCHEDULED for Saturday Oct. 6th.  The event is being postponed due to potential severe weather on Saturday Sept. 8th.   

WSIL -- Once again men and women who have served our country will be honored at the Veterans on Parade event.

It will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8 in Marion. All veterans are invited to march or ride in the parade. They are also looking for Iraqi and Afghanistan Vets along with Honor Flight Veterans to be in the parade.

Vets with rides should be at the VA Hospital at 9 a.m and vets wishing to march should meet at the Marion Jr High at 9 a.m. 

Everyone needs to register for the parade and any veteran needing a ride should contact Ed Davis.

To register for the parade please call Ed at 618-967-9415 or email him at, edward2791@att.net.

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