For Immediate Release
Community invited to pay tribute during Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony
(POWELL, Ohio)—May 19, 2017—The City of Powell is hosting the annual Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday, May 29 in downtown Powell.
This year’s Parade will feature more than 60 units and will begin on Grace Drive and follow west to North Liberty Street. Participants will then travel south on Liberty Street to Olentangy Street, where they will turn right and continue west. The parade ends at the railroad crossing on Olentangy Street.
A ceremony will be held immediately following the parade at the Greater Powell Veterans Memorial in Village Green Park, located at 47 Hall Street. The program will include remarks from Mayor Brian Lorenz and Lt. Col. Russ Anible, placement of bricks in honor of veterans as well as a flag retirement ceremony led by Boy Scout Troop 428.
The Olentangy Rotary Club is hosting the Field of Flags in Village Green Park throughout Memorial Day weekend. Nearly 100 flags will be placed in Village Green Park to honor fallen heroes.