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NELA Veterans Parade

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  • ruby devera
    The 6th Annual NELA Veterans Day Parade is scheduled for Sunday, November 13, 2011.  Solemn Ceremony begins at 11:00 a.m. in front of City Hall followed by
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 1, 2011
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      The 6th Annual NELA Veterans Day Parade is scheduled for Sunday, November 13, 2011.  Solemn Ceremony begins at 11:00 a.m. in front of City Hall followed by the Parade at 1:00 p.m. starting at the Glassell Park Recreation Center, north on Eagle Rock Blvd. and culminate at the Eagle Rock High School.with live entertainment on stage.
       
      Hugh Crooks, Jr., Department Commander of the American Legion and a Vietnam Veteran is our Grand Marshall.  Also being honored posthumously is Army SPC Rufolph R. Hizon, 22 from Glassell Park who was killed in Afghanistan.
       
      Skydivers will land at the baseball field in Glassell Park to kick off the parade.  School Bands, ROTC, Boys and Girl Scouts, Ballet Folklorico, Cheer Leaders, Drill Teams from the local schools plus vintage and classic cars have joined the parade.  The event will also highlight the Eagle Rock Centennial with a beautiful float.  The Wells Fargo Stagecoach, Army, Navy and Marine vehicles have also been invited.
       
      Everyone is welcome to watch and support our veterans.
       
      If you have a convertible and would like to join the parade, please contact David Solis at (818) 653-5867.  For more information, check the website: www:nelavetsparade.org or
      Ruby de Vera at rbdevera@...
       
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