Memorial Day parade steps off at 9 a.m.

May 25, 2013

Daddow-Isaacs Dallas American Legion Post 672 will conduct its annual Memorial Day Parade at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 27.

Marchers will include veterans, Scouts, American Legion baseball team, Lions, Shepherds, fire trucks, ambulances, vintage cars and dignitaries.

The parade will begin at the American Legion, process to the center of Dallas, then to Woodlawn Cemetery and finally to Chapel Lawn Cemetery. Speakers will be State Senator Lisa Baker and Lieutenant Commander Susan Allen, retired.

Scouts and Legion members will place flags on the graves of veterans at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22.

Jim Spencer is Dallas Post Commander and encourages Back Mountain residents to line the parade route to show their appreciation for all the veterans who are deceased and those that are still in uniform.