Veterans to be Grand Marshals at parade
Vandalia veterans will serve as the Grand Marshals for the 2013 Prairie Days Parade on September 28.
They will ride in the parade to the point of the reviewing stand. Currently, there are approximately 60 local veterans signed up to be in the parade.
At 9:30 a.m., veterans are to assemble at the Senior Citizens Building on Joe Street.
The veterans will then pose for a group photo at the flatbed trailer at 10 a.m.
At 10:30 a.m., veterans will board the parade float (three trailers) at the Senior Citizen Building.
If you are a veteran, please call Mike Culwell at 573-253-5205, Don Hoover at 594-6624, or John Masulit at 594-2944 to confirm that you will be present at the parade.
The dress code is black, navy, or dark slacks, a white or light colored shirt, black military cap with insignia or a cap that represents the military.