VETERANS’ DAY PARADE 2016 DISCUSSION

2016 Veterans Day Parade Committee Members to Discuss this Year’s Event on 670 KBOI and KTVB Channel 7

On Friday, November 4th, Boise Veterans Day Parade committee members will be interviewed on 670 KBOI and KTVB Channel 7. Both interviews will focus on encouraging people to attend this year’s parade on Saturday, November 5th, which will emphasize “A Salute to Women in Uniform.”

Veterans Organizations Director Doug Foote will be interviewed on 670 KBOI’s “Idaho’s First Morning News” with Paul J. Schneider and Chris Walton. The interview will be broadcasted live between 7:30am and 7:45am.

Mr. Foote, who retired from the Idaho Air Guard, has appeared on the program multiple times over the years. He looks forward to sharing details about this year’s parade, such as identifying both Grand Marshals and interesting entries that attendees can expect to see.

Executive Director – Chairman, Brigadier General (CA) Walter S. Smith, retired, and Captain Megan Kiska (Idaho National Guard) will appear on KTVB Channel 7’s “News at Noon.” General Smith and Captain Kiska will discuss exciting enhancements to this year’s parade. Such enhancements will include: a performance of the national anthem at the start of the event, military fly-overs, and a huge 50-foot flag at the intersection of 8th and Jefferson Streets.

Basic Veterans’ Parade Information

WHO & WHY: Recognize and honor the service and sacrifice of all U.S.
Armed Forces Veterans
WHAT: 2016 Veterans Day Parade
WHEN: 9:30 am on Saturday, November 5th
WHERE: Downtown Boise – Beginning at 8th and Jefferson Streets and proceeding east to 4th Street, south to Bannock Street, and then turning west to 11th Street
TELEVISON BROADCAST: This year’s parade will be broadcasted live by KTVB-TV Channel 7 from 9:30am to 11:00am.


The Veterans Day Parade Committee is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible. The committee is registered with the Idaho Secretary of State as an incorporated non-profit organization.

There are three ways to support the parade: (1) Come downtown to view the parade as a spectator; (2) Volunteer to help with the parade, either on parade day or as part of the parade committee; and/or (3) Make a monetary donation to the parade.

For Additional Information Contact:

Matthew Parrott, Public Affairs Officer
Email: pao@boisevdp.org
Website: boiseveteransdayparade.org
Facebook: facebook.com/BoiseVeteransDayParade
Twitter: @BoiseVeteransDP
Instagram: @boiseveteransday

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