The public is invited to salute America’s Veterans at the 2022 Veterans Day Parade in Leonardtown. The parade, sponsored by the Commissioners of Leonardtown and the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County, takes place Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, at 9:45 a.m. and begins at St. Mary’s Ryken High School and will proceed along Fenwick Street and through Town Square. Immediately following the parade, citizens are invited to Town Square for a Veterans Memorial Ceremony. This ceremony will commemorate the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea and the Battle of Midway with remarks from veterans and dignitaries. The ceremony will conclude with laying the wreaths on the memorials. Veterans and family members of those who served during this war effort are encouraged to contact Brandy Blackstone at: firstname.lastname@example.org, to be recognized during the ceremony. Honored dignitaries scheduled to attend include Congressman Steny Hoyer, Senator Jack Bailey, the Commissioners of Leonardtown, the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County, and other honored guests. Inclement Weather Plan – Due to forecasted inclement weather conditions, a decision about whether to cancel the parade will be made and a notification posted no later than Thursday, November 10, 2022 at 3 p.m. and will be announced […]
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