2018 Westfield Memorial Day Parade & Service

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Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Select NJ# 9483506

This Monday, we honor all the brave men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service of our country. Memorial Day goes back to Civil War times, when it was known as Decoration Day. However, it didn't become an official holiday until 1971. Come show your respect for our service members at the 2018 Westfield Memorial Day parade and service this year.

Come out to honor the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country at the 2018 Westfield Memorial Day Parade and Service on Monday, May 28th. This event start with an opening ceremony at the Veterans Memorial Monument followed by a parade up Broad St to Fairview Cemetery.

What: 2018 Westfield Memorial Day Parade & Service
Where: Veterans Memorial Monument (service), E Broad St to Fairview Cemetery (parade)
When: Monday, May 28th, 9 am
Contact: Stan Cuba (908) 233-2767

2018 Westfield Memorial Day Parade & Service

Search Westfield luxury homes for sale The day's events start out at the Veteran's Memorial Monument promptly at 9 am. Here, Chaplain Bob D'Arecca opens the ceremony with a prayer and benediction. Local singer Kerry Stubbs sings "God Bless America". Also, the Westfield High School Chorale Group performs their moving rendition of the "Star Spangled Banner". Former Westfield American Legion Commander Allan Betau offers up his remarks about the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI. Mayor Shelley Brindle will also speak a few words.

After the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Westfield Memorial Day parade and service are finished, Grand Marshal Teddy Grossi leads the parade up East Broad Street along with several veterans. Members of our local police force, firefighters, the Westfield Neighborhood Council, and government officials join the parade as well. The Westfield High School marching band plays patrotic music along the parade route.

The 2018 Westfield Memorial Day parade ends at Fairview Cemetery, where three local vets and their families will be singled out and honored for their heroism. Afterwards, the public is welcome to a barbecue at the American Legion post located at Crossway and North.

Do you personally know any veterans you would like to honor this Memorial Day weekend? Leave their names in the comments below as well as their branch of service. They deserve to be recognized for their bravery.

Scott Gleason, CRS at RE/MAX Select, Luxury Homes

Originally posted on my Westfield Area luxury real estate blog here: http://www.luxuryhomesnj.com/westfield-events/2018-westfield-memorial-day-parade/.

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