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Annual Parnell Avenue parade to kick off Fort Wayne Memorial Day celebrations

FORT WAYNE, Ind. - The annual Memorial Day Parade along Parnell Avenue is set to once again honor men and women who have served in the military and died.

This year's theme is "Women in the Military." 

The parade will start at the corner of Parnell Avenue and State Boulevard around 11 a.m. Participants will then make their way north on Parnell to finish at the Memorial Coliseum.

After the parade, people are invited to a Memorial Day ceremony outside the Coliseum's Memorial Hall at the Veteran's Plaza. 

The Allen County Council of Veteran's Organizations organizes the events.

Each year thousands of people attend the event to honor the fallen and show support for current service members and veterans. 



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