Porterville to Celebrate Veterans Day with Parade, Run

The annual Porterville Veterans Day Parade will be held on Tuesday, November 11, in Downtown Porterville, beginning at 10am. The event, cosponsored by American Legion Post 20 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2001, will travel along Main Street, from Morton Avenue to Walnut Avenue.

The parade will feature floats, 14 bands and various community groups, including scout troops and other youth organizations.

The Porterville Veterans Day Run will precede the parade, beginning at 7:15am. The run starts and finishes in front of Porterville City Hall. Registration is $23 for runners, $18 for walkers, $10 for veterans and active duty military, and the Kids’ Fun Run is free.

For more information about the parade, call 784-6554. For more information about the run, visit www.ci.porterville.ca.us/depts/ParksandLeisure/vetsrun.cfm.

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