ELMIRA, NY (WENY) -- Memorial Day is observed across the Twin Tiers each year with a number of ceremonies and parades, honoring those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

Planning is underway for the 2023 Memorial Day parade in Elmira. Parade organizer and Vietnam veteran Larry Sherman is looking for participants. The parade will be held on Monday, May 29th, at 9:30AM.

Sherman said they usually have between 30 and 40 participants, and anyone from a local community group, youth organization, marching band, civic group and more is welcome to take part.

Those who are interested in being in the parade should contact Sherman at 607-215-1642, or email [email protected]