Memorial Day Parade in Batavia - May 27
Batavia, OH - The Clermont County Veterans' Service Commission (VSC) and the Batavia American Legion Post 237 will hold their annual Memorial Day Parade this Monday, May 27, through downtown Batavia. The parade lineup will begin at 11:00 a.m. at the Aztec Plumbing Building on Main Street in Batavia. The parade will begin at Noon.
Originally known as Decoration Day, the observance of Memorial Day holiday originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. Andrea Bryant, the VSC Administrator, stated, "To all of those that have served and are currently serving, we thank you and would like to invite everyone to come out and show support!"
If you would like to learn more about the resources available to Veterans or more about local events honoring the U.S. Military, please call 513-732-7363 or visit the VSC website at http://www.clermontcountyveterans.com.