This year, the theme of Sarasota’s Memorial Day parade and ceremony is “Never forget.”
Coordinated by the Sarasota Patriotic Observance Committee, the Venice Area Veterans Council and Sarasota County’s Veterans Benefits Unit, the parade starts at 10 a.m. Monday, May 25, at Main Street and Osprey Avenue.
Marching units for the parade, which will travel west on Main Street to Chaplain J.D. Hamel Park on Gulfstream Avenue, will include veterans services organizations and civic organizations, fire departments and their color guards, law-enforcement agencies and historical military equipment.
Following the parade will be a ceremony at J.D. Hamel Park with guest speaker Lt. Col. William Brockman, of Sarasota Military Academy.
For more information, call 861-5000.
Contact Loren Mayo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Currently 0 Responses
25 Special Sacred WESAK Full Moon Lunar Eclipse Event
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
26 Celtic Curse: An Yvonne Suarez Travel Mystery
26 Memorial Day Concert/Service
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
26 USFSM Open House
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Jolly good fellow
Just as Observer advertising representative Bob Lewis loves to garden, he also cultivates relationships with all of his co-workers and clients.
Going for the gold
Sisters Francesca and Elizabeth Martel returned victorious Monday, May 20, after a weekend at the Special Olympics of Florida State Summer Games, in Orlando.
Trevor Kunk is the chef de cuisine at Blue Hill in New York City’s Greenwich Village, which the James Beard Foundation just named "most outstanding restaurant."