FDL Memorial Day Parade And Ceremony

The Fond du Lac Memorial Day Parade will be held next Monday beginning at 10 am on the corner of Guindon Blvd and South Main Street, proceeding north to Veterans Park.  The program will begin immediately after the parade.  The keynote speaker this is year is Fond du Lac City Manager and Retired Army Colonel Joseph Moore.  State Senator Rick Gudex, State Representative Jeremy Thiesfeldt, County Executive Allen Buechel and Police Chief William Lamb will give brief welcomes. Invocation and benediction will be given by Reverend Steve Huff and music during the ceremony will be provided by the Fond du Lac High School Band.   Catholic War Veterans Good Shepherd Post 1329 of Fond du Lac is this year’s sponsoring unit.  Jerry Thomas of the Catholic War Vets will be the Parade Marshal and Retired Navy Lieutenant Jerry Eaton of the Disabled American Veterans will be the Master of Ceremonies again this year.  In case of cancellation due to severe weather an announcement will be made during the 8 a.m. news on News-Talk 1450 KFIZ.