The Skiatook/Sperry American Legion Post 131 and the VFW Skiatook Post 7977 are sponsoring a Veterans Day Parade in Skiatook on Saturday, November, 9th at 9:00 A.M. and travelling down Roger’s Blvd. Hundreds attended the parade last year.

This will be the fourth Veterans Day Parade in Skiatook since 2003 the Parade Marshall will be Shirley Pippin. Pippin has done at lot of work for the American Legion and is the current president of the American Legion Auxiliary.

The parade will line up at Skiatook High School at 8:00 A.M. on Saturday, November 10th. Registration forms will be on the American Legion Facebook page and on the Skiatook Chamber Website. To have a registration for e-mailed or sent via text, contact the American Legion Commander Johnnie Brown at (918) 508-9569 or commander@alp131.org. Registration forms will also be available the morning of the parade at Skiatook High School from 8-8:30 a.m. Please try to send registration forms in advance of the parade.

After the Parade at noon, the Skiatook/Sperry American Legion Post 131 and the VFW Skiatook Post 7977 auxiliaries are sponsoring lunch for veterans and their families at the American Legion Hall, 723 W. Rogers Blvd from 12-2 p.m. All Veterans and their families are welcome to join us.

Mark your calendar for Saturday, November 9th at 9:00 a.m. for the Veterans Day Parade in Skiatook. We hope to see everyone on the street cheering for our veterans.

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Lindsey is the managing editor for the Skiatook Journal. She holds an M.A in English from the University of Central Oklahoma. Prior to the start of her news career in 2011, Renuard was a professor of English at the University of Central Oklahoma.