Boys State Leadership Program 2019

Boys State is a leadership action program where qualified male high school juniors take part in a practical government course designed to develop in them a working knowledge of the structure of government.

The qualified student must be in the top 50 percent of his class, be of moral character, a leader and in good health. These student candidates should be involved in physical training and organized sports along with their studies of and visits to various offices of state government.

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2019 Line of March and Staging Locations

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Merrick Post No. 1282, American Legion
Mail-in 2018 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 27, 2019. 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 13, 2019. Thank you.

Mail-in Parade Participation Form 2019
Mail-in Parade Participation Form 2019

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"Information on Merrick's Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony 2019"

mem2019 ad resizedMerrick Post No. 1282, American Legion, again will host the Merrick’s Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony on Monday, May 27, 2019. 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!!!

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