Ames Patriotic Council Memorial Day Parade
- Date: 05/27/2019 10:30 AM
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The Ames Patriotic Council will sponsor a Memorial Day parade beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 27. The parade will start at City Hall, 515 Clark Ave. Anyone, especially any veteran, wishing to walk or ride in the parade is welcome. Parade participants should begin gathering at 10 a.m. on Fifth Street between Clark and Pearle avenues or in the parking lot on the west side of City Hall. The parade will proceed north along Clark and then east along Ninth Street to the Ames Municipal Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. at the cemetery.
Judge Michael Moon will be the featured speaker. Mayor John Haila will give the City’s welcome. Afterwards, American Legion Post No. 37 will provide lunch at the post, 225 Main St. In case of rain, the parade will be cancelled, and the program will move indoors to the City Hall Auditorium at 11 a.m.
A salute to the dead will be given at the Ontario Cemetery at 1:15 p.m. and at the Story Memorial Gardens at 1:30 p.m.