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The Public Ceremonies Committee
Announces
TOWN OF WAYLAND
MEMORIAL DAY PROGRAM
May 26, 2014

Wayland's Memorial Day Parade will form at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 26, 2014, at the Wayland Middle School, 201 Main Street.  The parade steps off at 11:00 a.m. and will proceed along Route 27 to Route 30 to the Lakeview Cemetery in Cochituate.


EARLY MORNING CEREMONIES
Brief Tributes to Veterans in each Cemetery
8:30 a.m.
Ceremony at St. Zepherin's Cemetery (Bent Avenue)
8:50 a.m.
Ceremony at WWII Memorial (Opposite the Villa)
9:15 a.m.
Ceremony at South Cemetery (Route 27 South)
9:45 a.m.
Ceremony at North Cemetery (Route 27 North)
10:15 a.m.
Ceremony at Wayland Veterans Memorial, Wayland Town Building
PARADE SCHEDULE
All times are approximate
10:30 a.m.
Form Parade at the Wayland Middle School, 201 Main Street
Color Guard of Flags
Wayland Police Escort
Grand Marshall  
American Legion Color Guard and Firing Squad
Boy Scouts with Flags
Marching Veterans - Service Women and Men
Marching Auxiliary - American Legion Post #133
Wayland High School Band
WSPO Marchers
Wayland 375th Committee with Banner
50 feet of space
Wayland Fire Department
CERT Volunteers in Antique Cars
Wayland Town Officials and Guests
Ceremony Speakers
Former Town Officials
Wayland Committees and Departments
Medical Reserve Corps Vehicle and Trailer
50 feet of space
Girl Scouts
Wayland Community Pool Vintage Car
Community Nursery School
Dudley Pond Association
Wayland Middle School Band
Non-Marching Veterans in Vehicle
11:00 a.m.
Parade Steps off to Lakeview Cemetery via Main Street (Route 27) and Commonwealth Road (Route 30)
11:30 a.m.
MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE at the Cemetery
Welcome
Joseph F. Nolan, Chair, Wayland Board of Selectmen
Tom Conroy, State Representative
Alice H. Peisch, State Representative
State Senator Richard J. Ross
Invocation
Chaplain M. A. J. Michael Griffith, U.S. Army, Chaplain Corps, Natick Soldier Systems Center
Boy Scouts with Flags
American Legion Post #133, Wayland
Firing Squad
Gettysburg Address
Wayland High School Student
Keynote Address
Mr. Dante Montouri, Repatriation of Japanese Prisoners of War from the Tinian Islands
during World War II while serving on an LST in the Pacific Theater
12:00 p.m.
Flag Raising by Richard P. Turner USN Ret, and Grand Marshal
Award Freedom Prize
Mr. John C.Dyer, Public Ceremonies Committee
Musical Selection
Eternal Father US Navy Hymn, Wayland High School Band, Joseph Oneschuk, Conductor
Salute
American Legion Firing Squad
Echo Taps
Wayland High School Trumpeters
Closing Prayer
Chaplain M. A. J. Michael Griffith, U.S. Army, Chaplain Corps, Natick Soldier Systems Center
12:30 p.m.
Parade returns to the Wayland Middle School via Pemberton Road to West Plain Street


In the event of rain, the service will be held in the Middle School Gymnasium at 11:00 a.m.  
For confirmation, please call Richard Turner at (508) 358-4294 after 9:00 a.m. on May 26, 2014

NOTE:  The Council on Aging Van will depart the Wayland Town Building rear parking lot, at the rear door of the Senior Center, at 8:00 a.m. for the early morning ceremonies and non-marching Veterans.  Additional non-marching Veterans may board at the parade staging area at the Middle School.



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