May 30, 2016 Staging 9AM, Parade 10 AM
Celebrating more than 60 years, the Wauconda Memorial Day Parade travels along Main Street where families line the street hours before the parade begins. The parade ends at Memorial Park where there is an American Legion ceremony honoring the veterans.
The 2015 parade Grand Marshall and keynote speaker for the American Legion ceremony was General Zerbonia, Land Forces Component Commander for the Army Guard. Brigadier General Zerbonia received the appointment as the Land Forces Component Commander for the Illinois Army National Guard on June 3, 2013. His previous assignment was as the commander of the Bilateral Embedded Staff Team A10 and as the deputy brigade commander for the Polish 12th Mechanized Brigade in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. General Zerbonia has more than 30 years of military service.
We are planning a flyover of vintage World War II planes – three T-6 Texans.
We have a special singer, Ari Castronovo, singing the National Anthem. Ari is a rising star in the music scene. She is home grown Wauconda and we are so proud of her.
See & Hear More at: www.AriCountry.com
Come join in the fun!
The Proud Sponsors of the
2015 Wauconda Memorial Day Parade