Residents and visitors are invited to attend the annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony to remember and honor our fallen soldiers in all national conflicts of war and to honor the families of these heroes. The ceremony will include a dedication recognizing Sgt. Thaddeus Dennis, a fallen soldier from Stuart who served in Vietnam as a United States Army 720th Military Policeman.
Monday, May 30, 10 a.m. parade with a ceremony to follow
Parade: Begins at SE Georgia Avenue on East Ocean Boulevard and ends at Memorial Park, 300 SE Ocean Blvd., Stuart
Ceremony: Held at Memorial Park following the parade
Dan McHenry, Martin County Veterans Services, 772-288-5448
Scott Guntz, Veterans Council of Martin County, 772-288-5448
This annual event is presented by the Veterans Council of Martin County, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the support and betterment of veterans, specifically those struggling with homelessness, disabilities and others in need of assistance. The parade is organized by Stuart Parades and a network of local, civic-minded groups, organizations and individuals, and is supported by the Martin County Board of County Commissioners and the City of Stuart.
About the Martin County Board of County Commissioners
The five-member Board of County Commissioners is the legislative governing body of Martin County. Each Commissioner is elected to a four-year term by voters in the countywide area. Chapter 125.01 of the Florida Statutes establishes the specific duties and powers of the Board of County Commissioners. Exercising their legislative powers, the County Commission adopts ordinances (local laws) and resolutions to establish policies and programs to protect the health, safety and general welfare of Martin County residents.