Nominations sought for grand marshals of Commerce City Memorial Day Parade

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By The Staff

COMMERCE CITY — Commerce City is soliciting grand marshal nominations for the 50th anniversary of the city’s Memorial Day Parade.

This year’s annual event begins at 10 a.m. Monday, May, 26, in the heart of Commerce City. Billed as the largest parade in the state and one of the largest in the country, more than 10,000 people regularly attend, with 130 entries that stretch approximately four miles.

The person(s) selected for Grand Marshal must be a Commerce City resident, served in the active military and able to participate in the parade.  Nomination forms can be completed online or downloaded at www.c3gov.com/parade. Nominations are due by Feb. 28. They can be mailed to: City of Commerce City, c/o Michelle Halstead, 7887 E. 60th Avenue, Commerce City, CO  80022.

For more information, call 303-289-3719 or mhalstead@c3gov.com.