Date: Monday, May 28, 2018
Place: Police and Courts Building, Goshen, IN to Oakridge Cemetery
As a combined project, the Goshen VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars), American Legion and DAV (Disabled American Veterans) are again this year, putting together the Memorial Day Observance.
The day’s events will begin with a ceremony at the Rogers Park Footbridge at 8:45 a.m. From there another brief service will be held at the War Memorial at the Elkhart County Courthouse (in Goshen) at 9 a.m.
The Memorial Day Parade participants will form up starting at 9:30 a.m. at N. Fifth and E. Jefferson in front of the Goshen police Courts Building. The parade will step off promptly at 10:15 a.m. and end at Oakridge Cemetery. The ceremony at Oakridge cemetery will be held at 11 a.m., with the placement of wreaths and addresses of invited speakers. Everyone is invited to attend any and all of the day’s events.
Anyone wishing to participate in the Memorial Day parade may pick up an application at the Goshen VFW, DAV or Police Department. The applications must be completed and turned in not later than end of business, Friday, May 25, 2018.
The parade route will start at Main and Jefferson Streets and travel north on Main Street to Pike Street. The parade will travel west on Pike Street, north on First Street to Oakridge Cemetery.