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Jeffrey P. Ehlers, Director 

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     Tonawanda, NY 14223
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The Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks and Recreation Department in conjunction with American Legion Post #205, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #2472 and the Village of Kenmore announces that they will hold the Annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 11 am.  This is one of the finest and largest parades in all of New York State.  Truly a traditional event that everyone will enjoy!  

Veterans, marching bands  and organizations interested in participating in the  Memorial Day Parade can request information and an application by emailing  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or calling 716-831-1001 or contacting Carl Maranca 716-876-5528. 

Dan Crangle, Councilman and Chairman for the Youth, Parks and Recreation

Committee says “Let us never forget the price our veterans paid to preserve our freedom. The Memorial Day Parade affords us the opportunity to reflect on the true meaning of the holiday: to honor those who have died for our country and ensure they’ll never be forgotten. All are encouraged to come out and show support along the parade route and at the various Memorial Services for the dedication and service given by our Veterans, both young and old.”