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East Meadow Memorial Day Parade set for Monday


The annual East Meadow Veteran’s Memorial Day parade will assemble at 9 at the East Meadow High School parking lot at 101 Carman Avenue. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. and conclude at the East Meadow Veterans Memorial Park on Prospect Avenue.

Marchers will proceed on Carman Avenue, making a left turn heading east onto Hempstead Turnpike, making a right turn onto Prospect Avenue and head straight to the Veterans Memorial Park.

The community is encouraged to come out and support the members from the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Jewish War Veterans and American Legion, as well as many men and women who are currently serving our country.

Following the parade, a service honoring the deceased veterans will commence and wreaths will be placed at the memorial site. East Meadow Chamber of Commerce hosts the parade with the attendance of many local organizations. For more information, contact organizers Dolores Rome at 516-972-9872 or Liz Fries at 516-359-4269.