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Upcoming Event: Huntsville’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Come Walk With Us!

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What is it?

The Huntsville St. Patrick’s Day Parade is an annual tradition celebrating Irish culture & heritage in a positive family atmosphere. If you are a supporter of Still Serving Veterans, we want to encourage you to join the procession and walk with us!

Where is it?

The parade will make a loop through downtown Huntsville. The staging area where we will meet before the parade begins is located directly behind our building (224 Spragins Street) in the gravel parking lot.

A map of the route may be viewed at http://www.huntsvillestpatricksday.com/route.php

**Please note that the blue line (Spragins Street) indicates the staging area.  All parade participants should enter the staging area at the intersection located at Spragins & Clinton.

When is it?

The parade will be this Saturday, March 15th at 11:30 a.m.  If you plan on walking with us (and we hope you will!), staging will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Additional Information

For more information on this event click 2014 Parade Guide for Spectators or visit:

http://www.huntsvillestpatricksday.com/index.php

If you would like to walk with us and have any questions, please call 256-883-7035 or email Lindsey, our Development/PR Specialist, at lindseyb@stillservingveterans.org.

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2013 Veterans Day Activities

Friday, Nov. 8
YMCA Veterans Prayer Breakfast, Craig and Steven Hogan Family YMCA, 130 Park Square Lane, Madison, 7:30 a.m. Tickets are $20 for an individual, $200 for a table of eight. Reservations are requested and due by Nov. 5. Walk-ins will not be turned away, but table seating is not guaranteed. For tickets and more information, call 428-9622. Reservations may also be made at www.ymcahuntsville.org.

Veterans Day Dinner, Von Braun Center North Hall, 5:30 p.m. The evening will include keynote speaker Gen. Dennis Via, Army Materiel Command commander, as well as the Hall of Heroes induction, Purple Heart Honor Roll induction and announcement of the North Alabama Veterans and Fraternal Organizations Coalition’s Veteran of the Year. Reservations are required. Tickets are $40 for an individual, $400 for a table. For reservations, visit www.ausaredstone.org.

Saturday, Nov. 9
Marine Corps Birthday Ball, The Westin, 6800 Governors West NW, Huntsville. Reception begins at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6. Cost is $75 for an individual; $750 for a table of 10. For tickets call Staff Sgt. Juffure Delle at 213-9683 ext. 105, or stop by Kilo Battery, 3506 Memorial Parkway SW.

Monday, Nov. 11
Breakfast, Von Braun Center North Hall. Doors open at 8 a.m. with breakfast at 8:15 and program at 9. Program includes remarks by Lt. Gen. Patricia McQuistion, Redstone Arsenal senior commander and deputy commander of Army Materiel Command, as well as recognition of Gold and Blue Star families and Heroes Week participants. Cost is $10 for an individual, $100 for a table. For tickets, visit www.ausaredstone.org.

Veterans Day Parade, 11 a.m., beginning in front of the Von Braun Center’s North Hall. Events, to include a Military Walk through Time and the Huntsville Concert Band will be ongoing at Veterans Memorial Park, beginning at 10:30 a.m., until the parade arrives at the park.

Tri-dedication, EarlyWorks Patriot’s Mosaic, Gothic Guild Patriot’s Gateway and Patriot’s Pathway, Historic Huntsville Depot, 320 Church Street NW, Huntsville, 1:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Open House at the Veterans Memorial Museum off Airport Road.

Corps of Engineers waives day use fees for valid ID holders on Veterans’ Day for boat launches and swimming areas.