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Salem Fireworks Celebration

Salem will be having their annual fireworks celebration this year on Saturday July, 4th at dusk or 9pm. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the show.

5th Annual Centralia Area Veterans 4th of July Parade Lineup

Centralia Police
Wamac Police Dept.
Centralia ESDA
Marion Co. ESDA
Honor Guards- Scott Air Force Base Joint Color Guard
Band- “The Town Piper”
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2055 & Ladies Auxiliary
American Legion Post 466
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 176
Cub Scout Pack #446
Leathernecks Motorcycle Club
VFW Post 9233
Centralia Elks Lodge # 493 “ The American Flag”
Illinois Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Float- Greater Centralia Area Veteran Affairs Committee
Illinois Patriot Guard Riders
Grand Marshall- Honorable Mr. Stanley Marcum, WW 2 Veteran. Driven by Monken Chevrolet of Centralia
Centralia Fire Dept.
Patoka Fire Protection Dist.
City of Centralia – Mayor Ashby and Council
Float- Boy Scout Pack and Troop 260- “The Star-Spangled Banner”
City of Wamac- “Lil Toot Train”
ABATE  Freedom Riders
Miss Clinton County Queen- Miss Meredith Timmons
Prairie State Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution-“God, Home & Country”
Little Egypt Corvette Club- “Vettes for Vets”
Miss Marion County Queen- Miss Morgan Belcher
General Public Participants
Kaskaskia Valley Tours
Float- Kaskaskia College Veterans Tribute
Marion County Democratic Central Committee- “God Bless America”
President George & Martha Washington- “Father of our Country & his Wife”
G&G Services 1947 Willy Army Jeep
Meyer Family-“Family Pride”
Float- Sears Hometown Store-“Salute our Heroes”
Hardy Family- “Proud to be a Vet”
Float- Redeemer Lutheran Church-“Thanks a Minion”
Last Ride Motorcycle Hearse Co.


Line-up is not final and subject to change. 

Call 533-5602 or sign up at the Registration Table before Parade starts.

Line-up starts at 9am, Parade starts at 10am.

Bev Virobik has reported that the Centralia Recycling Center will be closed on July 4th.

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