MILLBURN, NJ - Town residents will have an opportunity to show their patriotism and thanks for the sacrifice of local military members, as Millburn's Memorial Day Parade is set to return.
The parade is scheduled to happen on Saturday, May 25, 2019. After a one-year hiatus, the township event is set to bring together local veterans, marching bands, and community groups to honor those who have sacrificed their lives in defense of the country and town. The event will also commemorate the centennial year of the American Legion
Millburn's Memorial Day parade is being planned, organized and sponsored by the American Legion Post 140. The post is working in conjunction with the Township of Millburn and a committee of volunteers to bring the event to fruition.
Marchers and spectators alike will gather for the event kick-off, which starts at 10:00 a.m. and takes place at Millburn High School. From there, the route runs down Millburn Avenue, finishing at Taylor Park. Following the conclusion of the parade, ceremonies will take place at the park at 11:00 a.m. to honor those who have served and sacrificed.
The organizing committee is currently seeking volunteers to assist during the event. Community organizations are also invited to march in the parade.
Plans to rejuvenate the event are underway, and residents interested in volunteering should sign up no later than May 6, 2019. Community organizations and volunteers are asked to submit their interest to Millburn Township via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.