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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 2016 parade Grand Marshall and keynote speaker for the American Legion ceremony Colonel Thomas M. Zublik, Branch Chief, 3 BDE GLD, 75th Training Command.Colonel Thomas Zubik was assigned as the 3rd Brigade Branch Chief, Great Lakes Division of the 75th Training Command, Fort Sheridan Illinois in April 2013.  Prior to this assignment, he served as a G3 Staff Officer for the Illinois National Army Guard, Springfield, Illinois. 

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We are planning a flyover of vintage World War II planes – three T-6 Texans.


Wauconda's Sweetheart and one of Nashville's rising "it" girls, Ari Castronovo, will be joining us this year at the 2016 Wauconda Memorial Day Parade singing our National Anthem. An avid supporter of Veteran and Active Duty military groups, she looks forward to being a part of honoring those who gave their lives, and celebrating our freedom. 

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