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Cranford Memorial Day Committee Accepting Applications for Annual Parade

Applications for the parade are due on May 4. Credits: TAPinto Photo Archive

CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford Memorial Day Committee is accepting entry forms for participating in the annual Memorial Day Parade.

Organizations which honor those who have given their lives for the country are encouraged to participate, according to a press release from the committee.

“Your entry may recognize those who gave their supreme sacrifice for a war or wars, or it may depict a historical event related to one of our nation’s conflicts,” the press release reads. “Entries may take the form of floats, costumes, decorated vehicles, marchers, etc.”

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Soliciations and sirens are not permitted during the parade and sirens must be stopped before turning onto Central Avenue during the parade route, according to the press release.

The parade will be held on May 28 at 9 a.m. Applications are due by May 4. Applicants will be notified prior to the parade as to where they will be placed in the line of the march, according to the press release.

On the day of the parade, assembly begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Cranford Community Center. The parade will finish at Memorial Park at about 10 a.m. In case of inclement weather, services only will be held at the Cranford Community Center, according to the press release.

Entry forms are available at the community center and should be submitted to Stephen P. Robertazzi, RA, CPO/ Cranford Recreation & Parks Department/ 220 Walnut Avenue/ Cranford, NJ  07016.


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