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Food at the Center: 4-6pm
Parade: Step-off at 6pm
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Subject: “South Glens Falls Memorial Day Parade”
Contact: Cheryl Lawyer, Director of Marketing & Outreach
Moreau Community Center, (518) 792-6007 x16
Email: [email protected]
South Glens Falls, NY: The South Glens Falls Memorial Day Parade will be held on May 26, 2023 along Main Street in South Glens Falls. The parade will step-off at 6:00 p.m. at the intersection of Haviland Avenue and Main Street area , proceeding north and ending with a memorial service at the Veteran’s Memorial Park at the end of the parade between 7 and 7:30 p.m. The service will include a wreath-laying ceremony to recognize each of the foreign wars, a benediction, and words of remembrance from Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner. The South Glens Falls High School marching band and acapella group, Vocal Point, as well as Galloway Gaelic Pipe Band will march and perform at the ceremony.
This year’s Grand Marshall is long-time South Glens Falls resident Wayne “Beanie” Bruce. Beanie served in the Air Force from 1967-71, as a Saratoga Sheriff Deputy for over seven years, and the South Glens Falls Police Department for almost thirty years. As a long-time member, former fire chief, of the South Glens Falls Fire Department, Beanie remains an honorary member. As a member of the South Glens Falls High School Hall of Fame, he is a three-sport star at South High (1968) who went on to become the longtime truancy officer at his alma mater.
The parade will consist of the American Legion, VFWs, area fire departments, dignitaries, the South High Marching Band, and Galloway Gaelic Pipe Band. Grilled food and refreshments will be available at The Moreau Community Center from 4-6pm, and after the parade at the Fraternal Order of Eagles featuring the Marcabes band.