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Posted on: November 5, 2016




MILLINGTON TN - The City of Millington invites everyone to join us as we honor our veterans at the annual Veterans Parade on Saturday, November 5, 2016. The parade will travel East along Navy Road from Newport to C Street. The parade will begin promptly at 10:30 am. 

Navy Road will be closed from 9:30 am until the parade is complete. It is recommended that you and your families come early for a great parade viewing spot. 

"It is an honor to coordinate the Veterans Parade each year to honor the heroes among us," said Kate Armitage, Director Millington Arts, Recreation and Parks. "We are a military community and are thrilled to have over 1,000 registered participants in the parade this year. That is almost 10% of Millington's entire population in the parade.  It's going to be a great parade. Please come out and show our veterans how grateful we are for their service," said Armitage. 

Immediately following the parade VFW Post 7175 is hosting a community cookout at the VFW on Cuba Millington. Everyone is welcome to attend. 

ABOUT MILLINGTON, TENNESSEE Located just minutes from Memphis, Millington enjoys an exceptional quality of life for an estimated 11,000 citizens. Quality education, recreation and economic growth make Millington a great place to live, work and play. Millington is home to the Millington Municipal School District as well as a variety of public and private, faith based schools and various colleges, universities and technical institutions are in the area. In 2004 The University of Memphis opened its Millington Campus and offers undergraduate and graduate courses in numerous fields of study. Millington is home to Naval Support Activity Mid-South, Ingram Micro, Memphis International Raceway, USA Stadium, Mirimichi and other golf courses providing opportunities for economic growth and world-class recreation. Millington’s West Tennessee Regional Business Center, a publicly owned business and industry center, features 1900 acres of prime industrial space with easy access to the Millington Regional Jetport and the Canadian National Railroad. True intermodal transportation and shipping, makes Millington the perfect place for business. Widely known as “Flag City, USA,” Millington truly offers the best of the Mid-South. ###

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