Stories tagged with: Veterans Day parade

November 10, 2012 - 4:23pm
1 year 23 weeks ago

Veterans Day is a time to remember, honor, and cherish our military heroes, and Zanesville was no exception in paying respect.

The Veterans Day parade began at 10 a.m. in downtown Zanesville Saturday. Local bands, scout troops, and many others took part in the annual event, which pays homage to all those who have served our country.

"We came into the military to serve our country, but when we have folks come out like this and say thank you it means everything to us, and that...

October 15, 2012 - 5:09pm
1 year 26 weeks ago

Zanesville's Veterans Day Parade is just under a month away.

Veterans Council President Bud Johnson says they are still accepting entry applications for the November 10th parade. There were 127 units in last years event, and Johnson says so far this year they have about half of that.

"There is a deadline on the paper and it's like anything else, that would be the optimum thing, to have it in, but I take walk-ins." explained Johnson. "If you come in the day of the...

November 5, 2011 - 1:06pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

The community lined the streets of Downtown Zanesville Saturday for the annual Veterans Day Parade.

Vietnam Veteran Bud Johnson has served as Chairman of the parade for 13 years. He said the day serves as an opportunity to educate the youth on U.S. Freedom.

"The freedom that we have in this country are protected and guaranteed by the greatest military force in the world," said Johnson. "You need to take at least one day to honor them or say thank you....

October 31, 2011 - 5:08pm
2 years 24 weeks ago

Jack-o-lanterns will soon be replaced by American flags in front yards across the country.

Veterans Day is on November 11th, and Zanesville is getting ready to celebrate its annual parade.  Chairman Bud Johnson said there's something different about this year's holiday.

"This is the first time that it's the eleventh year," said Johnson.  "It's 11/11/11, and it's not going to happen again until 2111, so it just adds a little bit of uniqueness to this year'...

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