The Greater Arnold Business Association will be hosting the 33rd Annual Arnold Independence Day Parade on Saturday, July 5th, starting at 10 a.m. on Highway 4 in Arnold.
Parade Chairman Linda Baker was Thurday’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”.
This patriotic celebration draws an exuberant crowd, numbering eight thousand to ten thousand, along Highway 4 in downtown Arnold.
Entry categories include floats, marching units, auto groups, auto individuasl, equestrian, fire trucks, family groups, youth floats and individual, club or service organization, youth individuals, and local business floats. The parade typically lasts a little over an hour.
Rick Ryan, the “Walking Vet” will be in the parade. He is often seen walking along Highway 4 in the Murphys area and waves at vehicles. This Saturday he will walk his 6,000th mile in the parade. All vets are invited to join and support him in the parade.
The Greater Arnold Business Association is a non-profit association of businesses in the greater Arnold area, working together for the betterment of the business community, its residents and vistors.
The “Newsmaker of the Day” is heard each weekday morning on AM 1450 KVML at 6:47, 7:47 and 8:47am.