Veteran's Parade Announcement
Andalusia Area Chamber of Commerce
1208 West Bypass
P.O. Box 667
Andalusia, Al 36420
Phone: (334) 222-2030
Fax: (334) 222-7844
Contact: Ashley Eiland, Executive Vice President For Immediate Release
COUNTY-WIDE VETERAN’S DAY PARADE: AN “ALL-AMERICAN HOMECOMING”
COVINGTON COUNTY, Ala. (Oct. 4, 2010) – The city of Andalusia, Alabama, will host a Veteran’s Day Parade and Ceremony on November 11, 2010, at 9 am. The parade will serve as the kick-off for the weeklong festivities celebrating Absolutely Andalusia Homecoming 2010.
All veterans in Covington County are invited to participate in this event. Floats will represent the WWII Era, the Korean War Era, the Vietnam Era, the Cold War Era, Desert Storm/Desert Shield Era, and the Global War on Terror Era. Other parade participants include area high school bands, the National Guard Flag Corp, the Boy Scouts, the CCR Honor Flight, as well as other area civic, educational and church organizations. The parade will start at Andalusia High School, travel Third Avenue onto East Three Notch Street, and end at the Veteran’s Memorial Park.
Following the parade, a ceremony and reception will be held at the Memorial Park. Brigadier General Walter Givhan will be the guest speaker. Activities include a historical marker presentation, a reception, pictures with all participating veterans at Memorial Park, and City Hall tours for everyone.
Bus service is made available by First Baptist Church from the Veteran’s Memorial Park to the AHS stadium after the parade and ceremony. For more information, please call (334) 222-2030 or visit www.andalusiachamber.com.
October 4, 2010
FACT SHEET-ABSOLUTELY ANDALUSIA HOMECOMING
2010 VETERAN’S DAY PARADE
The City of Andalusia & Covington County
All US veterans in Covington County
2010 Covington County Veteran’s Day Parade & Ceremony
East Three Notch Street, Downtown Andalusia, Ala.
PARADE ROUTE: Line up at AHS stadium, travel up 3rd Avenue to East Three Notch Street. Walking units will join the parade at First Baptist Church and proceed to the light at City Hall. Review stands will be in the front lawn of City Hall and float riders will disembark on 6th Avenue in front of the Veteran's Memorial.
Thursday, November 11, 2010
8:30 am Veterans line up
9 am Parade begins
To salute and honor our veterans and their families in Covington County
Ashley Eiland, Executive Vice President