Eastern Shore Veterans Day parade honors heroes

Annual event sponsored by Laurel American Legion Post 19
November 14, 2017

Veterans were honored Nov. 12 as the Laurel American Legion Post 19 hosted the Fifth Annual Eastern Shore Veterans Day Parade in downtown Laurel.

Parade winners include the following:

Commander's Cup: Carey's Towing
Bands: Division I, Washington High School; Division II, Laurel High School Band
ROTC: Sussex Technical High School JROTC
Adult non-commercial float: Delaware Hogs & Heroes
Youth group floats: 1. Forge Youth and Family Academy; 2. Massing of the Colors, Laurel National Junior Honor Society; 3. The Oaktone Jazz Band
Youth entry: Paige Shirey with friends Zach and Cameron
Best dance, cheer group: D'Ann Danse Studio
Best motorcycle group: Delaware Hogs & Heroes
Most patriotic beauty queen: Miss Delaware Scholarship Chelsea Bruce
Best motor vehicle: Eastern Shore Jeep Association
Best veterans entry: Harbor Defenses of Delaware
Best historical entry: First State Tractor Club.