La Mesa Flag Day Parade

LA MESA SALUTES “OLD GLORY” WITH FLAG DAY PARADE JUNE 2

 

East County News Service

May 11, 2017 (La Mesa) – The City of La Mesa invites you to wear your red, white and blue to salute “Old Glory” at the 20th annual La Mesa Flag Day Parade on Saturday, June 3rd. The parade begins at 10:00 a.m. through the La Mesa Downtown Village, led by the United States 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Band.

SALUTE TO OLD GLORY: LA MESA FLAG DAY PARADE JUNE 4

 

East County News Service

May 26,2016 (La Mesa)--The City of La Mesa shows its patriotic spirit with the 19th annual La Mesa Flag Day Parade:  "A Salute to Old Glory!"  You can bring the entire family to this good old fashioned Red, White and Blue parade on Saturday, June 4th. The Grand Marshall this year is Cabrillo National Park in honor of the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.

LA MESA FLAG DAY PARADE MAY 30

May 20, 2015 (La Mesa) --   The American Flag will be flown proudly at the 18th annual La Mesa Flag Day Parade on Saturday, May 30th. The parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. led by the United States 3d Marine Aircraft Wing Band through the downtown La Mesa Village.  Enjoy this year’s Grand Marshal: Sharp Grossmont Hospital Celebrating 60 years in La Mesa. View the many floats, military vehicles, active and retired war heroes, equestrian units, service clubs, and youth groups.  Arrive early to see two pre-parade concerts, La Mesa Middle School and Parkway Middle School bands, at 9:00 a.m. along the La Mesa Boulevard parade route.

FROM ROOTS TO WINGS: THE LA MESA CENTENNIAL FLAG DAY PARADE

 

Article by Kristin Kjaero

Video by Kristin Kjaero and Miriam Raftery


 

June 3, 2012 (La Mesa) -- The La Mesa Flag Day Parade reminds us that Centennials are a time to reflect.

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LA MESA FLAG DAY PARADE ON JUNE 4

 

The City of La Mesa invites you to the annual patriotic event

June 2, 2011 (La Mesa) --On Saturday, June 4th beginning at 9:00 a.m., downtown La Mesa will dress up in red, white and blue for the 14th Annual La Mesa Flag Day Parade,” A Salute to Old Glory! “ 

The parade begins at 10:00 a.m. and marches through downtown La Mesa Village. Spectators will enjoy over 75 entries, including marching bands led by the Third Marine Aircraft Wing Band. The 2011 Grand Marshalls are the 1961 Little League World Champions from La Mesa. Floats, military vehicles, active and retired war heroes, equestrian units, service clubs and youth groups will celebrate civic pride and our national symbol, along with a 20-foot wide ‘living flag’ carried by community volunteers. 

 

JOIN LA MESA FIREFIGHTERS FOR A PANCAKE BREAKFAST

 May 4, 2011 (La Mesa) -- La Mesa Firefighters Local 4759 invites you to attend a pancake breakfast fundraiser on May 22, 2011 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon at the La Mesa fire station 11 at 8034 Allison Avenue, La Mesa. The tickets are $5.00 each. The breakfast will consist of pancakes, eggs, sausage, orange juice and coffee.

SALUTE TO OLD GLORY: LA MESA FLAG DAY PARADE JUNE 5

 

May 24, 2010 (La Mesa) -- On Saturday, June 5th beginning at 9:00 am, downtown La Mesa will dress up in red, white and blue for the 13th Annual La Mesa Flag Day Parade, ”A Salute to Old Glory."

The parade begins at 10:00 a.m. and marches through downtown La Mesa Village.  Spectators will view over 75 entries, including five marching bands led by the Marine Corps Ensemble, which will serve as the 2010 Grand Marshall.

PEARL HARBOR SURVIVORS HONORED IN LA MESA FLAG DAY PARADE

May 30, 2009 (La Mesa) – For Robert Ruffato, the sight of Old Glory holds special significance. Ruffato was among 16 survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor who were honored in La Mesa’s Flag Day Parade.

View our photo album from this event: http://www.photoshop.com/user/eastcountymagazine/?wf=share&trackingid=BT...

LA MESA SAVES FLAG DAY PARADE: DONATIONS ROLL IN FROM RESIDENTS, BUSIENSSES AND CIVIC LEADERS

February 9, 2009 (Mesa) “ Thanks to the generosity of La Mesa citizens, business leaders and elected officials who donated out of their own pockets, La Mesa’s annual flag day parade has been saved from the budget chopping block. The 14th annual event will take place on Saturday,

“We met the goal and then some,” an e-mail signed by Council members Ernest Ewin and David Allan stated. “Thank you, Shannon O’Dunn for your leadership in this effort.” O’Dunn (photo), a La Mesa resident, ran for La Mesa Council in the last election.