Friday, November 9, 2012
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH – The 2nd Annual St. John Parish Veterans Day Parade and Celebration will be held on Sunday, November 11, 2012 beginning at 2:00 p.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 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 2:30 p.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.