Veterans parade set Saturday in Mineola


The Veteran’s Day parade will have the theme “Thank you for our freedom” and steps off in Mineola on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 11:11 a.m. on East Broad Street and travels west on Hwy. 80 through the downtown area.

The parade entries will be announced at the corner of Broad and Johnson Streets.

Participants are asked to line up at 10:30 at the Methodist Church fellowship center on Newsom St.

Prizes will be awarded for the best marching band, the best float and the best walking entry.

American Legion Post 296, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7523 and the Marine Corps detachment are the sponsors.

Area high school bands are among the participants expected.

Entry forms can be found on the chamber of commerce website at (and linked from the Facebook page).