“Yelms Patriot Day to honor American heroes
A scaled-back Yelm Patriot Day will feature a parade and flag pole ceremony this year.”
“A scaled-back Yelm Patriot Day will feature a parade and flag pole ceremony this year.
No booths and no blow up toys.
Patriot Day is Saturday, Sept. 13…
A parade will start at 10 a.m. at Yelm Cinemas and travel up Yelm Avenue where it will end near Yelm City Park.
This years grand marshals feature a variety of military, fire and police personnel.
The grand marshals are Specialist Elizabeth Barker, winner of the United States Army Special Forces Command Soldier of the Year, Izzy Hay from the American Legion, Donald Barnard from the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Kathleen Devin from Southeast Thurston Fire and EMS.
Yelm Police Department will also be honored with six employees as grand marshals…
Directly after the parade will be the flag pole ceremony, which features a bugler and ceremonial gunfire,” quoting the NVN.