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Veterans Day Activities Include Parade, Ceremony
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Members of the American Legion Gustafson-Thompson Post 263 carried the colors along Main Street during the 2014 Veterans Day parade and plans are being made now for the 2015 observance, set for Wednesday, Nov. 11. Marg Jackson/The Times


The annual Escalon Veterans Day activities are planned on Wednesday, Nov. 11 starting with a parade on Main Street in the neighboring community at 10:30 a.m.

There will also be a Memorial Service at the Escalon Community Center Memorial Wall following the parade and a chicken barbecue hosted at the community center from noon to 3 p.m., after the memorial service. Dine in or take out. Tickets are $10 for adults, $6 for children 12 years and under.

Parade coordinator this year is Vince Giovaniello, a member of the American Legion Riders. Escalon’s Gustafson-Thompson American Legion Post 263 helps coordinate the annual Veterans Day festivities. Call Giovaniello for more information about the parade, 209-869-6978 or 209-604-9100.

Tickets for the barbecue will be available at the door or call Al Bellinger, 209-838-3388.