All Roads Lead to Corvallis for Memorial Day Parade Monday
The annual Corvallis Memorial Day Parade will march along the town's Main Street Monday, May 30, at 10 a.m.
The theme this year is "Law Enforcement - Keeping Us Safe Through Sacrifice" and the Grand Marshall is Ravalli County Sheriff Chris Hoffman. Organizers expect a good selection of law enforcement vehicles and officers in the parade.
Registration for parade entrants starts at 7 a.m., with judging of the entries starting shortly after 8:30 a.m. Then, the parade gets underway at 10 a.m. rain or shine.
Corvallis American Legion and Auxiliary Post 91 organize the event, and then continue Memorial Day observances. They will have a memorial at the Corvallis Cemetery at 12 noon. The names of over 500 veterans buried there will be read as part of the ceremony. A wreath will also be dropped into the Bitterroot River at the Woodside Bridge to commemorate those who lost their lives at sea.
Other events surround the parade, including a fundraising breakfast at 7 a.m. for the Corvallis Events Center and Track.That will be at the Corvallis school. The Corvallis and Victor Legion Auxiliary 91 will be finishing up a raffle for a patriotic hanging-flower basket from Cooks Garden.