Hundreds of people lined Grand River in Farmington under sunny skies for Monday’s annual Memorial Day Parade, organized by the Groves-Walker American Legion Post and Xemplar Club. A brief ceremony followed at the War Memorial in Memorial Park, at Grand River and Oakland Street.
The Farmington Public Safety Department unveiled a new flag that hung from the ladder of an aerial truck.
Xemplar Club members ensured that parade-goers all had flags to wave.
Groves-Walker American Legion Auxiliary members rode in Monday’s parade.
The R.O.C. (Republic of China) Veterans Association marched in Monday’s parade.
These students won the American Legion’s Student Americanism Awards for their patriotism and leadership.
Farmington Hills Police Chief Chuck Nebus, left, and Farmington Public Safety Director Frank Demers, right, wave to the crowd during Monday’s parade.
In addition to lending a vehicle for the parade, Weingartz sponsored the post-parade luncheon at the American Legion club.
The Farmington Hills Fire Department Honor Guard
Miss Farmington 2019 Megan Cromwell makes one of her final public appearances in the parade before crowning her successor in July.
The Knights of Columbus marched with a large flag.
CARES of Farmington Hills volunteers
Memorial Day Parade Grand Marshall Don Wingard is pictured with his wife, Eleanor. He is a World War II veteran.