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Vets parade in Mt. Vernon Sept. 8

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

A parade to honor all Vietnam veterans is planned as a special salute on Saturday, Sept. 8, in Mt. Vernon.

The parade is planned as a special project of the Missouri Veterans Home in Mt. Vernon. The procession will assemble at the home, located at 1600 S. Hickory, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Pre-registration is not required. Veterans will need to bring their own vehicles.

Beginning at 10 a.m., the parade will proceed to the Mt. Vernon square and end at Gibbs Park nearby.

A photo exhibit of Vietnam veterans will be on display at the Not So Square Festival, held that day at the Mt. Vernon Arts and Recreation Center (the Marc), located at 821 W. Mt. Vernon Blvd.

For more information about the parade, contact David Kloppenborg at 417-466-7103.

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