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The Granby Memorial Day Association invites town officials, the fire department and its auxiliary, Scout units and other civic and social groups to take part in the annual parade and program on Monday, May 30. First-time parade participants, and organizations wishing to have a concession on the green must be registered with Parade Marshall James O. Hall (860-653-3819).
The honorary parade marshall will be Maurice J. Brassard who served with the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. The parade will line up at 9:30 a.m. in the parking lot on Bank Street and step off at 10 a.m. sharp. Stops will be made to lay wreaths at the Civil War, War on Terror, Legion and World War I monuments before continuing to the cemetery. Services there will include guest speaker State District 62 Rep. William Simanski. Pastor Clark Pfaff of Valley Brook Community Church will offer the invocation and benediction. There also will be a firing squad salute and taps.
Following the service, the parade will return to the green and disband. After a brief recess, the Marquis of Granby Fife and Drum Corps and the high school marching band will present short concerts.