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98th Tucson Veterans Day Parade

Tucson Veteran's Day ParadeTUCSON PARADE SET FOR SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11th, AT 11AM.

98th Annual Tucson Veterans Day Parade

Join the American Legion Morgan McDermott Post 7 and the City of Tucson in recognizing current members of our military and veterans at the ninety-eighth annual Tucson Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m.  The theme this year is “For the hearts of veterans”.

Traffic restrictions will be in place throughout the day.

This year’s Grand Marshal is Adolfo “Harpo” Celaya, one of the survivors of the USS Indianapolis.  Harpo survived for five days holding onto a raft after the USS Indianapolis was sunk by a Japanese submarine just after midnight on July 30, 1945.

Parade entrants will be judged and awarded trophies in the following categories: Senior Color Guard, Junior Color Guard, Senior Marching Unit, Junior Marching Unit, Float (truck and trailer), Decorated Automobiles, Musical Group, Veteran’s Organization, Military Unit and Motorcycle Group.

Route:

Parade participants will start assembling at 8 a.m. The parade begins downtown at West Alameda Street and Granada Avenue and heads east on West Alameda Street and turns onto North Stone Avenue, then onto West Franklin Street. From West Franklin Street, participants will continue on North Church Avenue and then to West Sixth Street. From Sixth Street, parade participants will head south on North Granada Avenue and return to the staging point on West Alameda Street.
Road closure info:

From 8am to about 1pm, West Alameda Street between Manning House Way and Church Avenue will be closed.

From about 10 am, Stone Avenue south of Sixth Street will be closed; Church Avenue between Pennington Street and Sixth Street/St. Mary’s Road will be closed; Sixth Street/St. Mary’s Road between Stone Avenue and Granada Avenue will be closed; Franklin Street between Stone Avenue and Church Avenue; and Granada Avenue between Congress Street and Sixth Street/St.  Mary’s Road will be closed.

Businesses, parking garages, and parking lots will be open and accessible.  Local resident, pedestrian and bicycle access will be maintained in and around road closures.

Participant Registration: http://tucsonveteransdayparade.org/parade-entrant-form.html

Questions? Contact:

Lisette Eckman, Tucson Veterans Day Parade Chairman, 520-622-8703 or tucsonalvetparade@gmail.com

http://www.tucsonveteransdayparade.org

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The Best Family Attractions in Arizona? Social Choice Awards, VOTE NOW! – Poll Closes October 19, 2012

Looking for a fun weekend with the kids? Vote in our latest Social Choice Awards poll and tell us where YOU go for the best family attraction in Arizona!

The poll will run through October 19, 2012 at which time a winner will be declared!

Read more about the Social Choice Awards here: www.socialchoiceaward.com

Click here to vote now!

Here is a partial list of family attractions in Arizona you can vote for in the poll:

 

Click the Vote Now button below to visit the poll and vote for your favorite(s)!

 

 

 

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The best school in Arizona – ASU NAU or U of A? CLOSED: Winner ASU!

ASU NAU or U of A

VOTE NOW! Click The Image Above.

Vote now for your favorite Arizona University. Which is the best school in the state of Arizona?

Arizona State University – ASU
Northern Arizona University – NAU
University of Arizona – U of A

Voting took place over a period of several months.

 
 

THE WINNER:
ASU wins! The poll was officially tallied on July 16, 2012 with 5,115 votes cast, voting as follows:

 

Thank you to everyone who voted! Click to view the official poll on Facebook (results may have changed since the official tally was calculated above): Which is the BEST Arizona University? Pick your favorite, then use the ‘Ask Friends’ button

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