Memorial Day Festivites in Penn Yan

The Memorial Day activities in Penn Yan will begin on Monday, May 28th with a parade that will start at 10:00am. The parade participants will begin lining up on Benham Street from the corner of East Elm Street around 9:00am.The parade route will begin at the corner of East Elm Street and Benham Street and will travel west on East Elm Street to Main Street and go north to the court street lawn.The parade committee is asking that any group that has previously been in the parade such as the fire departments, girl scouts, boy scouts, ball teams, antique cars and all veterans or current military personnel to join the parade.If any veterans are unable to march in the parade, their will be convertibles available to ride. Veterans wishing to ride or march should be at the VFW around 9am.The Memorial Day ceremony will begin around 11:00am on the court house lawn following the parade. The guest speaker is Jack Clancy.The Grand Marshalls will be Al Rivera and L. Paul Dailey, both war veterans and members of the VFW.There will be a chicken bar-b-que at the VFW following the ceremony.

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