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Veterans Day Parade Monday, November 11, 2019

 

November 7, 2019



WALLA WALLA—The Downtown Walla Walla Foundation is proud to partner with the Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial AMVETS Post #1111 to present The Veterans Day Parade on Monday, November 11, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. This year’s Veteran’s Day Parade is sponsored by Nelson Construction Corp, City of Walla Walla and the City of College Place.

The Parade Marshall this year is Newton Zanes, who is a United States Marine Corps, World War II and Korean War Veteran. Newton enlisted in the service July 1940 and was discharged 1952. Newton is 97 years old.

Mr. Zanes has received the following Medals and Honors: World War II Victory, Asiaic Campaign Ribbon, American Defense Ribbon with 7 Battle Stars, Korea National Defense Medal, Korean Medal, United Nations Ribbon and the Good Conduct Ribbon.

Deadline for entry into the Veteran’s Day Parade is November 7, 2019. Entry forms are available on the Downtown Walla Walla Foundation website at https://www.downtownwallawalla.com/veterans-day-parade

Streets closed for the parade include Palouse to 6th Street on Main and Alder Streets. The parade will run east on Alder to Palouse, then west down Main Street. The parade route will start at 5th and Alder Street. There will be no parking on Main and Alder during this event.

 

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