St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

St. John Parish to Host 3rd Annual Veterans Day Parade and Celebration

St. John Parish to Host 3rd Annual Veterans Day Parade and Celebration

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH –The third annual St. John Parish Veterans Day Parade and Celebration will be held on Monday, November 11, 2013 beginning at 10:00 a.m. to honor St. John’s local veterans. 

The parade will begin at Home Depot in LaPlace and travel down Airline Highway to the Southeast Louisiana (SELA) War Veterans Home in Reserve. Residents are invited to wave American Flags and salute the veterans in the procession of convertibles, jeeps, motorcycles, and service oriented vehicles as they travel along Airline Hwy. 

All are welcome to gather on the SELA War Veterans Home grounds for a small ceremony honoring the Veterans at approximately 10:30 a.m. which will conclude with food and music.  Parish President Robottom and Sheriff Mike Tregre will serve as guest speakers at the celebration. Please join us in honoring the veterans who have sacrificed so much to keep our country free.

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