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County Executive Ball Honors Military Servicemembers at Veterans Day Parade

November 8, 2019

Media Contact: 
Mark Miller, Administrator, Office of Public Information, 410-313-2022

ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Howard County Executive Calvin Ball will join Columbia Association and the Howard County Veterans Foundation to honor and pay tribute to all veterans and active military servicemembers who protect our freedoms and serve our community. A parade will take place on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. from Merriweather Post Pavilion Lot 2 to the Downtown Columbia Lakefront. At the lakefront, a brief ceremony will be held at 11 a.m.

“On Veterans Day and every day, we are grateful to the more than 20,000 veterans and their families who call Howard County home,” said Ball. “As the son of an Air Force Veteran, I understand the challenges our Veterans face in protecting our Country. Let us remember the service of all veterans and their sacrifice to preserve our freedoms.”

WHO:             
Calvin Ball, County Executive 
Milton W. Matthews, President / CEO, Columbia Association
Robert Gillette, President, Howard County Veterans Foundation
                        
WHAT:           
5th Annual Veterans Day Parade

WHEN:           
Sunday, November 10, 2019 
Parade at 9:30 a.m. and ceremony at 11 a.m.

WHERE:        
Parade will leave the Merriweather Post Pavilion Lot 2 and travel down Little Patuxent Parkway to end at the Downtown Columbia Lakefront

WHY:             
To honor and pay tribute to all military servicemembers and first responders

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