AUGUST 26, 2015

A grateful community continues the 2015 Daisy Mountain Veterans Parade in Anthem

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ANTHEM – On August 15, 2015, two weeks after reports of the Veterans Parade coming to an end, a group of concerned Anthem residents met to brainstorm the continuation of the parade. The meeting began with trepidation, planning discussions and ended with enthusiasm, pride and knowledge that the 2015 Veterans Parade would move forward.

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"The parade will march on" said Lance Sherwood, parade Co-Chair, "We are excited to continue the tradition and the opportunity to honor our veterans."

For 10 years, the parade has highlighted the sacrifices of our veterans, drawn attention to the truth that freedom is not free and shown support to our veterans who have protected those freedoms through service.

"I am overwhelmed with emotion that our community has come together to save the Daisy Mountain Veterans Parade" said, Mary Ann Derryberry, past parade chairwoman and veteran. Ms. Derryberry has been selected as the parade Grand Marshal in appreciation for her 10 years of dedication to the parade.

The Daisy Mountain Veterans Parade will be held on November 7, 2015 at 10 a.m. in Anthem, Arizona. The parade is free and open to the public. Details will be provided closer to the event.

Daisy Mountain Veterans is an alliance of members of the America Legion Post 128, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12031 - representatives of our nation's largest organizations or veterans. Their mission is to honor, support and thank all who have served and are currently serving in our Military. These organizations have a long history of serving communities, promoting Americanism, family values, youth programs, freedom and liberty. The members celebrate properly the achievements and sacrifices of members of our Armed Forces with whom they, as veterans, share common experiences.

Holly Matson
Parade Communications

Lance Sherwood
Parade Co-Chair