Avon Lake Memorial Day parade

(Source: WOIO)
(Source: WOIO)
(Source: WOIO)
(Source: WOIO)

AVON LAKE, OH (WOIO) - Avon Lake's annual Memorial Day Parade kicked off Monday morning at Avon Lake High School.

The solemn event, to remember and honor those who died while serving in our country's armed forces, was emceed by Cleveland 19's Paul Orlousky.

Hundreds of participants joined the high school band as they marched through the streets before ending at Veterans Memorial Park.

More than 1,000 residents, including Blue and Gold Star mothers and their families, showed up to watch the ceremony.

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