4th of July Veteran’s Parade

July 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am
On Broadway starting at the RR Tracks
Veteran Affairs Committee
4th of July Veteran's Parade @ On Broadway starting at the RR Tracks

Veteran’s parade on West Broadway starting at the RR tracks and heading west on Broadway ending at Fairview Park.  Enjoy an awards ceremony, recognition and celebration activities in the park.  Those wishing to participate in the parade may contact Butch Mathus at 618-533-5602 or Kala Lambert at 618-533-7623.  Entry forms are available below and on the City of Centralia Website.

8th Annual Centralia Area 4th of July Veterans Parade Line Up

  1. Centralia Police
  2. Wamac Police Dept.
  3. Centralia ESDA
  4. Marion Co. ESDA
  5. Honor Guards- Scott Air Force Base Honor Guard
  6. Centralia Elks Lodge #493- “The American Flag”
  7. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2055 & Ladies Auxiliary
  8. American Legion Post 446 / 8-A. Timmermann Benhoff American Legion Post #252
  9. Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 176
  10. AMVETS Post 4
  11. DAV Egyptian Gateway Chapter #76
  12. Greater Centralia Area Veterans Affairs Committee
  13. Illinois Patriot Guard Riders
  14. Grand Marshal- Honorable WWII Veteran Pvt. 1st Class Paul Ferguson. Driven by Monken Chevrolet of Centralia
  15. WWII POW Sgt. Wilbert Rolves
  16. Centralia Boy Scouts Troop #260 / 16-A. Cub Scouts Pack #446
  17. Centralia Fire Dept.
  18. Odin Fire Protection Dist. / 18-A. Patoka Fire Protection Dist.
  19. Lifestar Ambulance Service Inc.
  20. The Centralia Foundation Calliope
  21. City of Centralia- Mayor Ashby and City Council
  22. City of Wamac-“Lil Toot Train, Lil American Pride”
  23. Miss Marion County Fair Queen- Miss Emma Butler
  24. Prairie State Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution- “God, Home & Country”
  1. Jim Beasley Veterans Tribute
  2. Float– New Testament Baptist Church-“God Bless America”
  3. Marion County Democratic Central Committee
  4. Float- Lee and Watkins Family- “Happy Birthday America”
  5. Great Clips of Centralia- “Red, White & Blue”
  6. Marion County Republican Central Committee
  7. Float– Rodgers Family- “Patriotic”
  8. Float– Centralia Masonic Lodge #201
  9. Float– A&B Outdoor Equipment- “American Pride”
  10. Float– Lockart Family- “Tarawa 75th Anniversary”
  11. Little Egypt Corvette Club
  12. Public Participants

Line-up is not final and subject to change. Call 533-5602, 322-4238 or sign up at Registration Table before Parade starts. Line-up starts at 9am, Parade starts at 1Oam.