To The Herald-Whig:
On behalf of the Veterans Parade Committee we would like to express our sincere thanks to all those who in anyway donated or participated in our fifth annual Veterans Day Parade.
There are too many to mention, we are afraid we would miss someone if we started naming all of them, and because all of you are greatly appreciated. We would like to thank the Liberty High School band and the Quincy Notre Dame band for being with us again this year along with so many veterans groups and civic groups.
We were very privileged also to have had Miss Illinois Megan Ervin with us; what a nice honor.
This parade is to honor all veterans living and deceased and also to say thank you to those still wearing the uniform of the armed services.
Again many, many thanks to everyone for all your help and participation. We salute you all. We hope that everyone enjoyed the B-25 fly over.
Jim Ponsot, chairman
Dick McKinney, co-chairman