VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System

Alvin C. York Campus

3400 Lebanon Pike

Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Veterans Day Parade

The Boy Scouts of America are cordially invited to participate in the 4th Annual Veterans Day Parade to be held on the grounds of the VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Alvin C. York Campus, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on Saturday, November 18, 2017. The parade is scheduled to start at 11:00 a.m. The entry form and rules are attached. If you are interested in participating in the parade, please return your entry form no later than November 3, 2017.

The entry categories are:

1. Hospital entries 6. Commercial/clubs

2. Musical groups/bands 7. Marching units

3. Service and fraternal organizations 8. Motorcycle units

4. Youth 9. Floats

5. Patriotic

The theme of this year’s parade is: “A Grateful Nation Salutes Gulf War era Veterans”

Entries will be assigned a line-up number and the line-up time for each entry will be communicated to the group leader by November 10, 2017. However, all entries are asked to be lined-up in the staging area no later than one hour before the parade start time. Please note that parade participants must furnish their own float or conveyance. The parade will circle the parade route one time and is approximately one-mile in length.

At the end of the parade, a Grand Marshal Trophy will be awarded for the entry that best fits the parade theme. The award will be presented on stage at the front of the hospital immediately after the parade.

The point of contact is Annette Allen, phone 615-225-3786; fax 615-225-3793 or e-mail Annette.allen .

If you are interested in volunteering to assist with handing out flyers, providing directions, or other tasks, please contact Voluntary Service at 615-225-4533.


The Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Parade Committee

Veterans Day Parade Rules – 2017.docx
Veterans Day Parade Entry Form – 2017.docx