Menashe Miller, Lakewood Deputy Mayor and Liaison to the Veterans Advisory Committee, has announced that Lakewood is having its annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 30, 2022, along with services at the All War Memorial Amphitheater at Lake Carasaljo, North Lake Drive, Lakewood.
Miller said, “The parade is a wonderful opportunity for the entire Lakewood Township community to demonstrate their support and to honor our esteemed veterans and our selfless men and women who have served and are now serving in the military here and abroad.”
Any organization or group that would like to participate in The Memorial Day Parade should contact Sarah Kay in the Mayor’s office at 732-364-2500 Ext. 5973 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. as soon as possible for an application.
Participants in the Memorial Day ceremony will include many Lakewood Township officials. The ceremony will begin at the Review Stand in Town Square, Third Street and Clifton Avenue, at 10:30 a.m. The Parade will then pass the Review Stand, proceed down Clifton Avenue, making a right onto Main Street (Route 88), crossing Route 9 South, and proceeding the All War Memorial Amphitheater for the Memorial Day program, the raising of the flag, an Invocation, and the Star-Spangled Banner. A wreath will be placed on Lake Carasaljo honoring our veterans, and there will be a 21-Gun Salute and Taps.
Participants are requested to be at their assigned location no later than 10:00 a.m. Bus transportation will be available to transport marchers from the lake back to the starting point of the parade.