Waverly Heritage Days Parade

Grand Marshals this year represent the four Waverly veterans service organizations and the veterans service facility (WAVP). They are Bob Davidson (VFW), Ted Lanske (AMVETS), Roger Metzger (Marine Corps League), Richard Miller (American Legion) and WAVP Campaign Chairman Marvin Schumacher. This is a great tribute to the veterans in our community after the tribute to our auxiliaries last year. We thank them for the recognition and ongoing support for meeting the special needs of some as a result of their service.

In addition to the above we provide a color guard, collectively or individually, for all of the parades to patriotically lead the parade.

"Saluting Freedom" is the theme this year. The parade will line up on the grounds of Waverly Sales Company and begin at 10:30 am. Participants should arrive there by 10:00 am or soon after.

Frank Wilkens will have his military truck and trailer in the parade near the front and invites veterans not involved elsewhere to ride on it wearing identifying head gear if possible. It is preferred that you come as part of a group or have someone else drop you off there. Space for parking cars is very limited.

For more information visit waverlyheritagedays.com/parade.

In Closing...

The WAVP Veterans Center honors the Veterans of yesterday, today and tomorrow. It recognizes and celebrates the sacrifice of those who served in past conflicts, those who serve today, and those whose service awaits them. These men and women and their families are ever mindful of the reality that freedom is not free. It is in this spirit that we build this very special home "Where Patriots Gather"