Nominations sought for 2014 National Memorial Day Parade marching bands

The Office of Governor Paul R. LePage is seeking nominations from Maine high school marching bands to participate in the 2014 National Memorial Day Parade. 

The parade includes nearly 200 elements including marching bands, active and retired military units, youth groups and parade floats – as well as hundreds of veterans from World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, and Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.  It is an honor to be among the high performance quality bands representing high school from across the country to pay tribute to America’s veterans and our honored war dead and saluting our U.S. troops at home and abroad.

Nominations of Maine high school marching can be sent by March 15 to Carole King at carole.king@maine.gov or 23 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333.  Please include the name of the marching band and marching band director and the address of the high school.