Del Norte County will celebrate its veterans with a parade and a luncheon Saturday, giving special recognition to five women who served in the military.
This year’s grand marshals will be Jamie Brassard, Lynn Harriet, Fay Bright, Jimmie Ellis, and Cheryl Budinger.
Brassard and Harriet served in the U.S. Marine Corps, according to Rodney Reid, a member of the Veterans Day Parade and Luncheon committee. Bright served in the U.S. Air Force. Budinger served in the U.S. Army, according to Reid.
Brassard will also be the guest speaker at the Veterans Day Luncheon, Reid said.
Those participating in the parade should line up at 9th and H streets in Crescent City at 9 a.m. Saturday. The parade begins at 10 a.m., running from 9th and H streets to Front Street.
The luncheon will be catered by the Lake Earl Grange and will be held at noon Saturday at the Veterans Memorial Hall, 810 H St., Crescent City. Veterans and their spouses dine for free, while the cost to the public is $8.
For more information about the parade and luncheon, call Reid at 707-476-3701.