Harriman Memorial Day parade slated

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The city of Harriman will have a 2011 Memorial Day parade on May 28.

The event will honor all military veterans who have served to protect U.S. It will extend the gratitude to all emergency service workers who have paid the ultimate price while protecting United States citizens.

The parade will begin near Harriman High School on Roane Street, and extend to Harriman Riverfront Park along the banks of the Emory River.

In case of rain, the parade will be postponed until May 29.

Participants in the parade are now being sought. These include veterans organizations from all branches of service and historical era, emergency medical services, fire and police.

Re-enactment and historical groups, Daughters of the American Revolution, floats with a U.S. theme, bands, ROTC and American heritage organizations are also welcome to participate.

Contact Sarah McCoin at 251-5152 or smccoin@gmail.com for more details.