Old fashioned fun surrounds the Flag Day Parade
By Ernie Nelson
Published: 06/06/19 Topics: Comments:
Saturday June 8 at 11 am, downtown Ocean Shores will fill the streets with the annual Flag Day Parade. This year features two Miss Washington and Miss Washington U.S.A. as the grand marshals.
With over 70 entries include floats, marching bands, drill teams, local businesses and more. VFW Post #8956 has secured a U.S. Marine Corps color guard.
Emcees Ernie Nelson and Johnny Manson will once again be on hand at the viewing stands in front of the Convention Center on Chance a la Mer Blvd.
Ernie Nelson has directed the parade for years and indicates this is been in action for 20 year. This is the second year the Ocean Shores Elks Lodge is producing the event. There will also be a flag retirement ceremony at the lodge after the parade.
For more information, please call the Lodge at 360-289-2581 or Parade Chairperson Marsh Sharp at 503-807-1243.
Author: Ernie Nelson
Blog #: 0668 – 06/06/19