Aurora, IL - Accepting nominations for the 2016 Grand Marshal (Memorial Day Parade)

The City of Aurora, IL is accepting nominations for the 2016 Grand Marshal of the annual Memorial Day Parade.
 
The nomination deadline has been extended to 5 p.m. on Friday, April 29.
 
Nominees must be veterans, active military personnel, or supporters of veterans' causes.
 
In addition, nominees should be current or long-time past residents of Aurora who have made significant contributions to the City of Lights.
 
Enjoy last year's youtube video!  Monica Mancano, REALTOR®, MRP, AHWD, Century 21 Affiliated www.MonicaMancano.com
 
For more information, please see News Release Below.  Monica Mancano, REALTOR®, MRP, AHWD, www.MonicaMancano.com
 
NEWS RELEASE
Thursday, April 21, 2016
 
Contact:
Gina Moga | Special Events Manager
 
CITY IS STILL ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR 
GRAND MARSHAL OF THE MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
2015 Grand Marshals Joe and Helen Rippinger are escorted by Chuck Nelson during last year's Memorial Day Parade
AURORA - The City of Aurora is accepting nominations for the 2016 Grand Marshal of the annual Memorial Day Parade. The nomination deadline has been extended to 5 p.m. on Friday, April 29. 
 
Nominees must be veterans, active military personnel, or supporters of veterans' causes. In addition, nominees should be current or long-time past residents of Aurora who have made significant contributions to the City of Lights.
 
If selected, nominees must be willing and available to serve as grand marshal, receive recognition at an Aurora City Council meeting, attend a special reception, and lead the parade.
 
Former grand marshals have included Jim Morsovillo of Operation Welcome You Home (2014) and veterans and long-time Aurora residents Joe and Helen Rippinger (2015). Those who have been nominated previously, but not selected, may be nominated again.
 
Nomination forms are available at www.aurora-il.org/events/permits.php or by calling the City of Aurora Special Events office at 630-256-3370.
 
The Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 30, 2016 at noon in downtown Aurora.
 
For further information about the Memorial Day Parade, contact Aurora's Special Events Office at (630) 256-3370.

ABOUT THE CITY OF AURORA
Located 35 miles west of Chicago, Aurora is the second largest city in Illinois with a population of 200,456.  Aurora is known as the "City of Lights" because it was one of the first in the nation to illuminate its streets with electric lights.  Situated along the Fox River and the Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway (Interstate 88), the city extends 46 square miles encompassing Kane, DuPage, Kendall and Will counties.  Aurora also is home to six public school districts and seven townships.  For the latest news, access to an archive of past news releases or to follow the city on Facebook or Twitter, visit the city's website at 

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