Kearney Parade Planned to Honor Veterans


The Kearney community plans to honor its veterans Monday with a Veterans Day Parade in downtown Kearney.

Kearney area residents are invited to watch over 70 floats and entries take over Central Avenue from Railroad Street to the Museum of Nebraska Art parking lot.

"Thisis a great opportunity to come out and support not only our veterans but theentire community,"said Megan Colling, event director at the Kearney Area Chamberof Commerce. "We are thrilled to welcome our veterans home toKearney."

The parade starts at 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11. Over 1,000 hand-held flags will be distributed to people along the parade route.

To enter a float into the parade contact the Kearney Area Chamber ofCommerce at 308.237.3168 or send an email to All entries are free and open tothe public.