May, 2014 – Memorial Day Parade in Wellington

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Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony in Wellington

Wellington and the American Legion Chris Reyka Memorial Wellington Post 390 will honor all veterans with a Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 26th.  Veterans are invited to walk in a Memorial Day Parade beginning at 8:15 am at the Wellington Community Center located at 12150 Forest Hill Boulevard. The parade ends at Wellington’s Veterans Memorial located on the corner of Forest Hill Boulevard and South Shore Boulevard and will be followed at 8:30 am by the Memorial Day Ceremony.

There will be temporary road closures associated with this event.  While marchers are on the roadway, traffic will be diverted to one lane and will be prohibited from entering South Shore Boulevard from Forest Hill Boulevard and Country Club Drive.  Travel on Forest Hill Boulevard eastbound will be diverted to one lane between Montauk Road and South Shore Boulevard while the marchers are in the roadway.

If you are an active or retired veteran attending the ceremony, you will have an opportunity to register the morning of the event at the Wellington tent to be recognized during the ceremony. To become a part of this event or to walk in the parade, please contact Michelle Garvey at (561) 791-4082.

In addition, the American Legion Chris Reyka Memorial Wellington Post 390 will be holding their annual Veterans Open House on Thursday, June 19th from 7:00-9:30pm at the Wellington Community Center. This event will feature guest speakers to raise awareness about the American Legion and the services offered to veterans. For more information about the American Legion Chris Reyka Memorial Wellington Post 390, please contact wellingtonlegion390@gmail.com.

For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.