Wilmette’s Memorial Day Parade set for Monday
Members and supporters of the Wilmette American Legion Huerter Post 46 are inviting Wilmette area residents to honor the memory of those who gave their lives while serving in the American military, by attending the 2012 Memorial Day parade.
Veterans, community, school, and scouting organizations and others are scheduled to march in the parade, which steps off at 10:30 a.m. Monday from the St. Joseph School parking lot at Lake Avenue and Ridge Road.
From there it will head east to Park Avenue, south on Park to Wilmette Avenue and conclude at Village Hall at 1200 Wilmette Avenue.
Parade units will include Veterans, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, the Wilmette Police and Fire Departments, and more. Once at the Village Hall, a brief ceremony will be held near the Wilmette war memorial.