The state's largest Memorial Day Parade and Gathering in Thomasville this Monday…

What has Memorial Day become…

A long weekend? The unofficial start to summer?  Cook-outs with family and friends?   The original intent of Memorial Day:  A day to remember those who have died in service to our country, giving the ultimate sacrifice for the freedom we all enjoy in America.  

Local Memorial Day Events
Saturday (May 26):  Veterans Memorial Display and Gathering at the Thomasville Recreational Center, 205 E. Main St. (10am –  3pm)

Sunday (May 27)
5pm    Memorial Service at Hillside Park Baptist Church
7pm    Marine Band Concert at Finch Auditorium (Thomasville) FREE tickets are available at BB&T on Randolph Street in Thomasville.

Monday (May 28)
Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony in Thomasville (25th Anniversary)

9am    Laying of the wreath to honor all veterans at the ‘North Carolina Veterans Memorial’ on I-85 south  

9:30am          Mayor Joe Bennett will host a program at the bandstand to honor the families of service men and women who died in the line of duty over the past year.    �
11:20am        Memorial Day Parade  (starts at the Big Chair and will run up Salem Street to Cushwa Stadium)

Noon              Ceremony including a Parachute Jump – Cushwa Stadium

1:45pm          Memorial Park ceremony –  Special Guests include: Medal of Honor Recipient Harvey Barnum, Medal of Honor Recipient Rudy Hernandez and George Patton Waters (Grandson of Gen. George Patton). 

Event details  www.thomasvilletourism.com/

 Facebook / Memorial Day Parade & Celebration  http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/NC-Memorial-Day-Parade-Celebration/115302725211239

Story about the 25th Memorial Day Events: http://tvilletimes.com/view/full_story/18496106/article-Plans-set-for-25th-Memorial-Day-events?instance=main_article

Verne Hill

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Verne Hill


Verne Hill

I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace… VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150 QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.” MON-SAT 6A-10A (& Sunday@5 host) verne@wbfj.fm