With Veterans Day this year falling on a Sunday – Nov. 11 – local officials are planning some festivities for the day after.
All in the community are encouraged to join in on Monday, Nov. 12 as it will feature a couple of special Veterans Day events in Oakdale. The local VFW, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 2922 is offering a parade, ceremony and lunch. The parade is scheduled to start at 9 a.m., on Lee Avenue, then will turn on to Pontiac and continue to Fish Park, where a ceremony is planned to honor area veterans.
Lunch will be served following the ceremony, provided by VFW Auxiliary, Post 2922. Entries are being sought for the parade; get an entry form by emailing Vig2d@aol.com. All in the community are encouraged to get involved, either by joining the parade or coming out to honor those who have served.