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Rotary Club of Corsicana Presents Texas Veterans Parade

March 8 – The 2022 Texas Veterans Parade, scheduled for Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 21, will be presented by the Corsicana Rotary Club. The announcement was made by Heidi Ebbett, President of the Rotary Club of Corsicana, and Elizabeth Brown, CEO of Texas Veterans Parade.

The Texas Veterans Parade, founded in 2018 by Bill McNutt, has a simple yet powerful mission: “To honor Texas veterans of all wars and conflicts, to educate children and students about freedom, liberty and the sacrifices of veterans”.

By partnering with one of the oldest Rotary Clubs in Central Texas, the Texas Veterans Parade gains the power of a Rotary Club of more than 50 members, while Rotary aligns itself with an important service project and patriotic that honors veterans.

“My father served in the 83rd Division of the Army during World War II. This is an opportunity for our club and all of our members to honor the greatest generation with a Medal of Honor on Friday, May 20. at the Palace Theater and with the parade the next morning,” said Lindsay King, former Rotary Club president and head of its Texas Veterans Parade subcommittee.

Texas Veterans fulfills its mission in many important ways beyond its Medal of Honor night at the Palace Theater and parade. It is also dedicated to the creation of monuments to honor the sacrifices of veterans and to beautify public spaces.

McNutt and his team were responsible for the Navarro County Gold Star Monument dedicated to Armed Forces Day 2021 by Mr. Hershel Woody Williams, MOH Iwo Jima, 1945. And sponsoring the “Medal of Honor” between high schools that play regularly and each have a Medal of Honor recipient as an alumnus, such as Ennis High School and Corsicana High School which each have an MOH recipient as an alumnus.

The Texas Veterans Parade and Rotary will present awards to citizens who demonstrate their love for veterans through their actions, time and money.

To volunteer to attend the Medal of Honor Dinner on May 20 or the Texas Veterans Parade on May 21, please call 214-537-9311.