October 16, 2014

Clermont County Veterans Day Parade November 11

Ralph ShepherdNEW RICHMOND, Ohio (Oct. 16, 2014) – The annual Clermont County Veterans Day parade will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, and will run along Front Street.

Veterans from throughout Clermont County posts, police and firefighters, and students from several Clermont County school districts will be among the participants.

If you are interested in marching, call Andrea Bryant at the Clermont County Veterans’ Service Commission at 513-732-7245. Otherwise, come out to cheer on veterans and thank them for their service!

Veterans Day falls on Nov.  11 each year – the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I. Veterans Day is a federal and state holiday.

Click here for more information and parade route.

(Photo: Ralph Shepherd, above, has been working for more than a year on a new veterans exhibit, now housed at the New Richmond Board of Education Building, 212 Market St. The exhibit showcases memorabilia from veterans and their families from Clermont County, particularly around New Richmond. A dedication is planned for Nov. 10. Ralph served in the Marines from 1950-1952 and is a member of the American Legion and VFW.)

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