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Press Release

Annual Farmington Memorial Day Parade - May 28, 2012

Release date: 5/21/2012

The City of Farmington will be holding its annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 28, 2012. The parade route will be closed to traffic at approximately 9:45 a.m. with the parade beginning at 10:00 a.m. and lasting approximately two hours. The parade starts at the Uptown Plaza, Grand River Avenue and Mooney Street, and proceeds west on Grand River. The parade end is at Grand River Avenue and Liberty Street (one block west of Farmington Road). Grand River Avenue will be closed to traffic during this time between Orchard Lake Road and Gill Road. Farmington Road will be closed between Freedom Road and Shiawassee Road. Alternative routes are advised.

Detours will include Shiawassee, M-5 Freeway and Freedom Roads.

Time    10:00am
Where    Parade will begin at the Farmington Plaza on Grand River, proceed west on Grand River, and terminate at Memorial Park across from City Hall.
Parade Chairman    Rocky Raczkowski
Other    At its conclusion, the parade will have a memorial service recognizing veterans of the cities of Farmington and Farmington Hills.

For further information, call the Farmington Public Safety Department at 248-474-4700 or the American Legion Post, #346, 31775 Grand River, at 248-478-9174.



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