TRI-TOWN — “Honoring Our Veterans” is the theme of the Memorial Day parade that will step off at 10 a.m., Monday, May 28.
Parade line-up begins at the Memco Parking Lot, 102 Main St., Jay. All Veterans, young and old, are invited to step in and march along the parade route.
Several services will be held before, during and after the parade. A complete schedule of times and places is found below. The parade line up is also listed.
Memorial Day May 28, 2018 Schedule
6:30 a.m. Meet at VFW POST 3335 (Honor Guard-Veterans Organizations, Citizens)
7 a.m. Livermore Falls Memorial Bridge (Prayer and Wreath VFW Post 3335)
7:20 a.m. Livermore Veterans Memorial ( Prayer and Wreath Knights of Columbus 320)
7:45 a.m. Jay POW MIA Bridge ( Prayer and Wreath VFW Post 3335)
8:15 a.m. Jay Hill Cemetery (Dot White prayer) wreath and firing squad – Memorial Day Committee
8:45 a.m. VFW POST 3335 (prayer and wreath VFW Post 3335)
9 a.m. Parade line up, Memco parking lot, 102 Main St., Jay
10 a.m. Parade begins
ALONG PARADE ROUTE
Chisholm Square – WWII Memorial (VFW Prayer, speech and wreath) RSU 73 Band (National Anthem and taps) Rep. Tina Riley, D-Jay will speak
Richardson Cemetery – ( Prayer and wreath AMVETS) RSU 73 Band (National Anthem and Taps)
Grand Army of Republic Monument KC 320 – RSU 73 Band (National Anthem and Taps)
Fire, Police and EMS Monument – (Prayer and Wreath by Fire, Police and EMS) RSU Band (National Anthem and Taps)
Livermore Falls Union Park – (Prayer and Wreath Speech American Legion Post 10) RSU73 Band (National Anthem and Taps) Attorney General Janet Mills will speak
12:30 p.m. Fayette Memorial (Prayer and Wreath by American Legion Post 10)
1:15 p.m. Leeds Memorial: Leeds Center, Corner of 106 and 2 Church Rd (Prayer and Wreath by AMVETS).
MEMORIAL DAY 2018 PARADE LINE UP
Police Escort and North Star Ambulance
Parade Marshall Paul Bright
Color Guard (Post 10 and Veterans)
Active Duty Military Personnel
Commander and Presidents, Veterans Organizations
Council 320 4th Degree Honor Guard
Trailer(s) for Women who serve with our Veterans
Two Trailers for Veterans who cannot march
RSU 73 Marching Band
VFW Miss/Master Poppy
Miss Poppy American Legion Unit 10
Miss Clover AMVETS Post 37
Morrill Worcester, Wreaths Across America
Ron Morin with Lost Angels “Squad 51 Replica”
WWII Jeep – John Irving and family
Little train with little children
All other floats and cars
Fire Departments – all are invited
Organizations that have animals participating in parade
For questions or to indicate you or your group will participate, contact Diane Getz at 207-320-0103.