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2018 MEMORIAL DAY PARADE and SERVICE

2018 MEMORIAL DAY PARADE and SERVICE

    The Newville Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 28, 2018 at 1:00PM, followed by the Memorial Day Ceremony at the Fountain at approximately 2:00PM. If you would like to participate in the parade, please register by calling Pat Reed, Chairman, Newville Joint Veterans Council at (717) 776-7825. The deadline to register is Monday, May 7, 2018.
    The parade marshal and guest speaker will be Lt. Col. Kirk C. Heberlig, U.S. Army, Retired.  Lt. Col. Heberlig was raised in Newville and graduated from the Big Spring High School in 1976. He proudly served his country from 1981-2005, and retired after 23 years of active duty and reserve service. His assignments included the 82 Airborne Division, 1st Infantry Division, 320 MP Battalion, the 1079th USAR Garrison, and the 424 MP detachment during the Cold War and the Global War on Terrorism. Heberlig graduated from several U.S. Army schools and has received many awards and decorations. He also retired from the Federal Bureau of Prisons as a Corrections Officer in 2013