Wednesday, November 7, 2012 —
American Legion Post 520 will sponsor the Stanly County Veteran’s Day Parade on Nov. 10. Parade lineup is at 10 a.m. in the vicinity of the YMCA Pavilion Park. The parade will begin at 11 a.m.
Any church, non-profit organization, veterans service organization, etc., will need to contact Commander Gene Starnes for an application. He can be reached at (704) 983-3293 or (704) 438-8135. Commercial businesses may be in the parade but an entry fee of $20 will be required. All fees collected will go towards defraying parade production cost. All parade units, floats, vehicles and trailers must present a theme of supporting the veterans of U.S. military.
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 520 and Men’s Auxiliary of VFW Post 2908 will provide the community meal for participants in the parade and veterans. The meal will be served at VFW Post 2908 on Anderson Road starting at 12:30 p.m. Doors will open to the public at 12 p.m.