The annual Town of Orange Memorial Day Ceremonies and Parade will be held on Sunday, May 28, 2017. The parade honorees have been announced:
Robert DeFeo – Grand Marshal;
Peter Sherry – Chief of Staff;
Donald Jewell, posthumously-Honored Veteran; and Paul Tarbox – Keynote Speaker.
Kevin Gilbert once again will serve as Parade Organizer. Parade ceremonies will commence promptly at 10:30 a.m. at the High Plains Community Center Field. The parade will step off immediately following the ceremony down Orange Center Road past the reviewing stand with services following at the Orange Center Cemetery.
The Parade Committee encourages any groups wishing to participate to contact Karen Goldberg at the Orange Town Hall at 203-891-4738 or Kevin Gilbert at 203-795-2417 or 203-795-4647. Applications for participation in the parade are available in the Orange Town Hall- First Selectman’s Office or on the town’s website at www.orange-ct.gov. ThCommittee anticipates many marching bands and floats.
The Committee invites the public to join in honoring our nation’s veterans.
IN THE EVENT OF RAIN, EXERCISES WILL BE HELD IN THE IDGH PLAINS COMMUNITY CENTER AUDITORIUM.