Bay Village parade vehicles needed
The Bay Village American Legion wants to make sure that all veterans who wish to ride in the annual Memorial Day Parade have transportation. Anyone who has a convertible and is willing to drive a veteran in the parade should call Geoff at 440-835-4078.
The parade is scheduled for Monday, May 25, and will start at 8:45 a.m. from the Huntington Beach North parking lot and proceed west on Lake Road to the Lakeside Cemetery for a presentations by VFW Commander Fred Green and Reverend Dennis Stylski. The Bay High Band will provide patriotic music and the Brownies will lay flowers at the graves of the veterans buried there.
Following this ceremony the parade will proceed east on Lake Road to Cahoon Park and gather at the Gazebo and Rose Garden.
Introductions will be made by Mayor Deborah Sutherland and a Memorial Day address will be presented by Cleveland probation officer Marc Knipper. Legionnaire Jim Potter will serve as Master of Ceremonies.
The American Legion will perform 21-gun salutes at both the cemetery and the Rose Garden. The Bay Middle School band will play appropriate music at the Gazebo. The events should conclude at 9:45 a.m.