Monday, October 05, 2009

52nd Annual Veterans Day Parade to be Held Nov. 8

MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP, MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ -- Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 2179, along with its Ladies' and Men's Auxiliaries, Port Monmouth, and the Mayor and Township Committee of Middletown will jointly sponsor the 52nd Annual Veterans Day Parade on November 8. All fraternal, veterans and civic organizations, as well as schools and scout troops, are invited to participate.

The parade will assemble at 12:30 p.m. at the Bayview School, 300 Leonardville Road, Belford. The parade will step off at 1 p.m. and proceed through Campbell's Junction. The theme of this year's parade is "American Heroes." Grand marshals for this year's parade are William J. Travis, past commander of VFW Post 2179, and Mary A. Weber, president of the Ladies Auxiliary.

Interested individuals or groups wishing to participate should contact Jim D'Elia, parade chairman, at (732) 275-1588 (email:

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