Auburn Veterans Day Parade.
For those whose jobs allow, we all appreciate a day off. Let's teach our scouts that this is a holiday to look forward to AND a time to remember and honor veterans who served and sacrificed for our Country.
Trivia fact: The Auburn Veterans Day Parade is the longest running annual parade event in the State of California. The first parade was in 1919. Read more here.
The Complementary Luncheon (hot dogs, chips, cookies, soft drinks) will be served at the end of the parade route at the Maurine Dobbas Placer Hall. All participants and spectators are invited to attend.
There is 1 hour program of recognition by speakers and band music.
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While it is a lot to ask our youngest scouts to sit through the speeches and recognition after the parade, all families are encouraged to stay for the ceremonies and enjoy the hot dog lunch.
Many veterans young and old attend the ceremony after the parade. Many families have no personal connections to veterans. Honoring these veterans simply by attending is a demonstration of good citizenship and develops our scouting values.
The Parade will begin at 10:45 A.M at the top of Lincoln Way (622 Lincoln Way) and will pause at the Central Square at 11:00 A.M.There will be a brief patriotic ceremony with the release of doves, followed by a fly-over (weather permitting), a three volley rifle salute followed by TAPS.
The parade will resume onto High Street and end at the National Guard Armory in the Gold Country Fairgrounds.