Memorial Day parade and other events planned May 27

Milford’s annual Memorial Day Parade will take place Sunday, May 27, at 2 p.m., in downtown Milford.

All units and marchers are asked to assemble at the Daniel Wasson Field parking lot at 1 p.m.A short ceremony at the gazebo on the green will follow.

State of Connecticut, Department of Veteran’s Affairs Commissioner, Dr. Linda Schwartz is scheduled to be the key-note speaker at the end of the parade.

Dr. Schwartz, a retired U.S. Air Force Registered Nurse and Vietnam Veteran, is an advocate and activist who has devoted her life to healing the wounds of war and improving the lives of America’s 24 million veterans.

The City Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 27, at 8:45 a.m. in front of City Hall. All are invited to attend this short ceremony.

People who wish to join veterans organization, Boy and Girl Scouts, and other community groups in putting flags on graves in preparation of Memorial Day events are invited to meet at either Milford, Kings Highway, or St. Mary’s cemeteries in Milford on Saturday, May 26, at 8:30 a.m.

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