Monday, September 19, 2011

The Veterans Memorial Parade and Program

Mark your calendars for an great event on Friday, Nov. 11. It is Veteran's Day and Taylorsville will be honoring all those who have unselfishly sacrificed so much for our freedoms.

We are seeking photos of our military veterans for display at our annual Veterans Day event. Please contact Jean Ashby at 801-963-5400 or by e-mail at if you would like to submit a photo, artifact, or brief history.

What: The City of Taylorsville Veterans Day Committee in- vites all students in 1st through 8th grades who live in Taylorsville to participate in the Veterans Day Poster and
Essay Contest.
When: The contest ends on Friday, October 21,
2011 at 5 p.m. All entries can be brought to the City of Taylorsville (2600 West Taylorsville Blvd., second floor at
the receptionist desk).
Ceremony: The Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony will be held on Friday, November 11, 2011. The First Place winners of the essay contest will
be invited to read their winning entries at the Veterans Day Ceremony and they will receive a certificate of recognition from Mayor Russ Wall. First place winners of the poster contest will receive a certificate of recognition from Mayor Russ Wall during the ceremony, and their posters will be prominently displayed in City Hall for the Veterans Day Event.
Who: Taylorsville students in first through fourth grades are eligible for the City’s poster contest. Students in fifth through eighth grade are encouraged to participate in the essay contest.
Background: The Veterans Day Ceremony and Parade is a community event sponsored by the City of Taylorsville and the United Veterans Council of Greater Salt Lake City and County. The parade starts precisely at 11:00 a.m. The program commences immediately after the parade and includes the recognition of the winners of the poster and essay contest, music, speakers, honor guard, and the unveiling of the Veterans Memorial Project Scope. If you have any questions, please contact Patricia Kimbrough at 

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