On Monday, May 30, 2016, the 89th annual Metuchen Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. (rain or shine). The Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce serves as the host to the parade, which will be sponsored by Metuchen Savings Bank.
This year’s theme is “Honoring Our Military Heroes” with Metuchen’s Austin Banks serving as Grand Marshal. Mr. Banks is a WWII U.S. Marine Corps veteran and recipient of the Congressional Gold Medal in recognition of his combat service.
Ceremony entertainment will be provided by The NJ Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet. The Chamber of Commerce invites all civic groups and businesses to participate. Volunteers, parade drivers and marching units are needed, with a special invitation to veterans and active duty personnel home on leave.
To register for the parade, call 732-548-2964 by May 13. Veterans and Active Duty Personnel please contact the Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce, so that special arrangements can be made for their participation.