The Greene County Veterans Tribute Committee invites military veterans to ride their float in the Xenia Parade on September 15 at 9 am. The committee is planning and promoting the American Veterans Traveling Tribute event coming to the Fairgrounds October 10-14.
The veterans tribute committee has space on the transport wagon for 18 veterans to sit, plus can accommodate wheelchairs. The wagon is provided by Barb and Rick Miller of the Pumpkin Barn on Fairgrounds Road.
Special invitation goes out to World War 2, Korea and Vietnam veterans to join the parade and be honored for their service to our nation. Veterans who are able are invited to walk along side the float with the committee members in the parade, passing out information advertising the October tribute.
Military veterans are encouraged to wear their veteran's caps, hats, uniforms or t-shirts - US flags will be provided for all to carry and wave.
The American Veterans Traveling Tribute is non-profit and free to the public, including a 380 foot replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall.
To reserve a seat on the veterans float in the parade call the Greene County Veterans Service Office at 562-6020.