Stow will hold its annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 28th, 2:00pm.
The Parade will form in the Center School parking lot on 403 Great Road (Rt.117). The march to Brookside Cemetery will begin promptly at 2:00pm. then after a short ceremony at the cemetery, the Parade will continue to the War Memorial on the Town Common. State Representative Kate Hogan will speak at the War Memorial at Randall Library. Wreath-laying ceremonies will be held at both Brookside and the War Memorial.
Music is provided by the Nashoba Reginal High School Marching Band and Stow Minutemen. The Stow Fire Department is providing the Color Guard.
All veterans, including active duty and reserve personnel from Stow and surrounding communities are requested to participate by marching in the parade. Also invited to march are the Stow Town Selectmen, Stow Boy & Girl Scouts, Civil Air Patrol, the Hale 8th Grade students that will do readings, and the Center School First Graders who, with the help of the Stow Garden Club, have been growing flowers for this occasion.
Transportation from Center School will be provided for veterans unable to walk the parade route.
For those unable to attend, please observe the National Moment of Remembrance at 3:00pm.
Thank you in advance for your participation as we remember our fallen veterans from all wars.
The Parade is organized by the Veterans Graves Committee: Colonel Martha Monroe (U.S. Air Force) and Tom Zavorski (U.S. Army)