Final arrangements have been made for Memorial Day activities to be held on Monday, May 27th in Whitewater and hosted by American Legion Post 173 and VFW Post 5470.
The parade will form at the First Citizens State Bank parking lot in downtown Whitewater at 10:00 a.m. and will march off promptly at 10:30 a.m. concluding at the American Legion Building, 272 Wisconsin Street. In case of inclement weather the parade will be canceled but the program will be held at the American Legion Building beginning at 11:00 a.m.
Leading the parade will be the combined color guard of William Graham Post 173 American Legion and VFW Post 5470.
The Whitewater High School Band and the Whitewater Middle School Band will provide music for the parade.
Featured in the parade will be guest speaker Whitewater-native Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Patrick O’Connor. Also participating will be American Legion and VFW scholarship winners, Badgers Boys and Girls State attendees, the American Legion Outstanding Athlete, and the American Legion Americanism award recipient.
The Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and other youth organizations are invited to participate. Following the ceremony the public is invited to remain for refreshments and remembrance and reflection.