Los Angeles City Council Member Jose Huizar, the Eagle Rock Neighborhood Council and the Eagle Rock Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a Veterans Day Parade & Dedication Ceremony on Saturday, November 11, 2006.
DEDICATION CEREMONY 11am - EAGLE ROCK CITY HALL, 2035 COLORADO BLVD. 90041
A dedication ceremony led by Council Member Huizar and local veterans will be held at 11am at Eagle Rock City Hall, 2035 Colorado Blvd. A plaque honoring war veterans will be dedicated on the lawn, and constituents are invited to plant flags to honor those who are serving or have served (flags provided).
PARADE 1pm BEGINNING AT EAGLE ROCK BLVD AT YORK, TRAVELING NORTH TO MERTON
The parade will begin at 1pm. The parade route will begin at the corner of Eagle Rock Boulevard at York Boulevard in Eagle Rock and will proceed north along Eagle Rock Boulevard towards Colorado Boulevard, heading east on Merton just south of Colorado. The event will culminate with a stage program on Caspar Avenue and Merton Avenue.
NOTE: EAGLE ROCK BLVD. WILL BE CLOSED TO TRAFFIC
Actor and US Armed Forces Veteran Troy Evans ("Frank" on NBC's ER) will serve as the celebrity Grand Marshall.
The US Army Recruitment Color Guards will lead the parade followed by the LAPD, California National Guard, Navy, Marines, school drill teams, high school ROTC, local neighborhood organizations, elected officials and veterans of all wars in full uniform. Up to 30 groups are expected to participate and the communities of Northeast Los Angeles are invited to line the parade route.
STAGE ENTERTAINMENT POST PARADE
Stage entertainment at the end of the parade route will include performances by the Pasadena Barbershop Chorus; Singer/Dancer Porsha Coleman; Kids On Stage For A Better World, and others. Food vendors will be available at the City Parking lot at Merton and Caspar.
The parade is jointly sponsored by Councilmember Jose Huizar, the Eagle Rock Neighborhood Council and the Eagle Rock Chamber of Commerce.
The entire Northeast Los Angeles community is welcomed. Bring the entire family, and we'll see you then! For more info, contact Ruby Devera, 323-491-5383