Eugene Greene, Sr.  Post & Auxiliary# 48
 

Supporting VeteransVeteran Families, and our Communty  

 

 

4TH ANNUAL Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Parade & Expo

Saturday, April 27, 2019


Each year Post 48 hosts a great big Welcome Home Party for Vietnam Veterans and those who served during that era.  This year will be the best yet!


SCHEDULE

8-9 am  Veterans Check in and spectator set up

9             Parade Line up

10           Parade starts

11-5        Honor Ceremony, Meal,  & Mini Powwow

11-5        Expo & Silent Auction

* This public event is a drug and alcohol free zone *

ROAD SIGNS WILL BE VISIBLE FROM HIGHWAY 26.  All participants, including spectators will check-in and be directed to their venue.

HONOR CEREMONY

Veterans - If you served in the armed forces during the Vietnam Era (1955-1975) we would like to honor you.  Register for the honor ceremony which includes an event T-shirt and this years custom challenge coin.


Veteran Groups - please email your list of honorees with T-shirt sizes to [email protected]


Widows or Children of a Vietnam Era Veteran - Each year we print a program that lists the names of registered Vietnam Era veterans.  We also honor the memory of those who have served but are no longer with us. We ask for the name of your deceased Vietnam Era veteran so that he or she will never be forgotten. Register your loved one "In Memoriam"

We honor the memory of those who have served. Gone but not forgotten, we want to know the name of yours', indeed, our veteran. 

Register your loved one as "In Memoriam" and his/her name shall rightly be listed in the event program.

PARADE

RIDERS

Floats are required to display factual information about the Vietnam War, your veterans, and/or pictures.  Vehicles carrying veterans must display the printed name(s) and title/or war in which your veteran has served.  This doesn't have to be fancy, just legible in large print.

Walkers

Please carry a banner or a picket sign with he name of your group/organization.  Wear red, white, and blue or dress in military gear.

Spectators

Please bring with you well-thought out signs written with words of appreciation for our veterans.

MEAL

Eating is a time to socialize and rest after the mile long parade route.
We will sit you down a home cooked meal. Baked salmon, fried venison, and maybe buffalo burgers again!  We can promise you that this is all home style cooking!

Free to our honorees, donations will be accepted at the door.

EXPO

2200 Hollywood Blvd

Warm Springs, OR 97761

The EXPO is set up to provide information specific to veterans and their families and to showcase Veteran Owned Businesses.  Veterans, programs and organizations are invited to set up a table for FREE.  


Food Vendors are encouraged to set up along the parade route.  Food vendors must display their  food handlers certificate for customers to see.

CULTURE

MINI - POWWOW

A  social event filled with color and artistry, tribal dancers  will entertain our honored guests and visitors.


You can watch, take pictures, and participate in the social dances.  Join us as we celebrate together a day to remember and appreciate our Vietnam Era Veterans!


Dancers - Register and will receive a free T-shirt and your meal.