Loxahatchee Groves Hosts Vets Day Parade, Ceremony

The PBSO Honor Guard presents the colors.

On Sunday, Nov. 12, Loxahatchee Groves residents came out for a parade and ceremony in honor of local veterans. The parade started off with a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office escort, followed by horse riders. Tractors with flowers and antique cars shared the road with golf carts and fire trucks. After the parade, brunch was provided for those in attendance. The ceremony started with the PBSO Honor Guard presenting the colors, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and a prayer. Students from Loxahatchee Groves Elementary School sang the national anthem, followed by Dr. Bill Louda reading a poem written by late resident veteran William Gurney. During the ceremony, Vice Mayor Robert Shorr called up veterans and family members to give thanks. PHOTOS BY ERIN DAVISSON