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Veterans Day Parade

November 4th will mark the 2017 Veteran’s Day Parade in downtown Bowling Green hosted by the Bowling Green-Warren County Military Liaison Board. The parade is expected to feature more than 300 units honoring our past, present and future troops and their families. Veterans Day is a Federal holiday that recognizes those who have served in our armed forces and who have fought for our freedoms.

The parade will begin at 10 a.m. at 6th Street and College Street near Circus Square Park and will wind its way through the streets of downtown Bowling Green by traveling up College Street towards WKU, then turning left onto 10th Avenue and then left on to State Street. The parade will end at 6th Street and State Street near Circus Square Park. will include refreshments.

Immediately following the parade there will be a Flag-raising ceremony and remarks at the Warren County Courthouse Veterans Memorial Courtyard, 429 E. 10th Avenue. In addition, the Veterans Parade student essay winner will be awarded $100 from the American Legion and VFW Ladies’ Auxiliary. Student essays were solicited from 4th & 5th grade classes from the Bowling Green and Warren County Schools.

All events are entirely free and open to the public. For more information about the parade or other additional events, contact parade coordinator Anna Jones at (270) 393-3627 or email: anna.jones@bgky.org.

Come out and join us for this fun and patriotic day.

 

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