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2023 Tentative Line of March and Staging Locations

Merrick Post No. 1282, American Legion
Mail-in 2023 Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony Participation Form

Dear Merokians,

We again will have the privilege to host the Merrick’s Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony on Monday, May 29, 2023. We wish to invite You, Your Church, School, Club and Organization to participate with us in the Parade and/or Ceremony.

Marchers will gather at 8:45 a.m. that day on Veterans (Broadcast) Plaza, between Merrick and Brooklyn Avenues. The Parade will start at 9:30 a.m. and proceed North on Merrick Avenue to our Veterans Monument at Lee Avenue, where we will conduct our ceremony.

The parade and ceremony will be held rain or shine!!!

Please click the pdf icon to obtain your mail-in parade participation form and follow the instructions on the mail-in form.

We ask the you favor us with a reply by May 8, 2023. Thank you.

Mail-in Parade Participation Form 2023
Mail-in Parade Participation Form 2023

Information on Merrick's Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony 2023

mem2019 ad resizedMerrick Post No. 1282, American Legion, again will host the Merrick’s Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony on Monday, May 29, 2023. Post Members and Veterans are asked to form at Merrick Avenue and Veterans (Broadcast) Plaza at 8:45 a.m. We shall start the parade at 9:30 a.m. and plan to start the ceremony at the Merrick’s Veteran Memorial Park at about 10:45 a.m. We will have cars for those who cannot march. Invites to parade participants have been sent out to Merricks Churches, Synagogues, Schools, Clubs, Organizations, Fire Departments and Politicians.

The parade and ceremony will be held rain or shine!!!

 

Post staff member, Richard M. Ambrosino, will chair this event.

 

Law and Order Day 2023 Ceremony

On Sunday, March 26, 2023, at 3:00 pm, the Post will be conducting its annual Law and Order Day Ceremony for outstanding individuals who have served their community during the past year (2022) from the First and Seventh Police Precincts, the MTA/LIRR Police Department, the New York State Police Department, the Merrick and North Merrick Fire Departments and the Bellmore/Merrick EMS Department.  Family members of these chosen individuals are invited to witness this ceremony.  Refreshments will be served.