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Local heroes a part of Phoenix Veterans Day Parade

Though separated by generations, Scottsdale residents Abby Malchow and the late Mike Rizzo have one thing in common – they served.

Malchow and Rizzo were selected earlier this year to serve as Grand Marshals at the 2018 Phoenix Veterans Day Parade tomorrow, Nov. 12, in central Phoenix.

2021-06-29T13:17:39-07:00December 16th, 2018|

11 WAYS TO CELEBRATE VETERANS DAY: HONOR THOSE WHO SERVED

Veterans Day is almost upon us!

November 11th is the one day set aside each year to honor those who have served and continue to serve our nation. Not to be confused with Memorial Day, the day we pay tribute to fallen service members, Veterans Day offers a great opportunity to teach civilians about the sacrifice service

2021-02-17T14:04:47-07:00November 7th, 2018|

THE 2018 PHOENIX VETERANS DAY PARADE ESSAY CONTEST: 2nd-Place Winner

We had nearly 100 entries for our essay contest this year! Writing to the theme of “OUT OF THE TRENCHES: A Century of Remembrance – WWI 1918,” students were judged on Creative Writing, Grammar, Originality, Content, and Theme Focus. The winners will receive cash prizes courtesy of Durant’s Restaurant, a ride in the parade, winning

2021-02-17T14:04:47-07:00November 6th, 2018|

MEET OUR MARSHALS: Business Community Grand Marshal Greg DeBernard

Greg DeBernard was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he was adopted by two loving parents, Margaret and Guido. He attended the University of Utah on an ROTC Scholarship and graduated in 1986. He graduated from Southwestern University College of Law in 1989.

He currently serves as the Regional Vice President of the USAA Phoenix

2021-02-17T14:04:47-07:00October 29th, 2018|

THE 2018 PHOENIX VETERANS DAY PARADE ESSAY CONTEST: 3rd-Place Winner

We had nearly 100 entries for our essay contest this year! Writing to the theme of “OUT OF THE TRENCHES: A Century of Remembrance – WWI 1918,” students were judged on Creative Writing, Grammar, Originality, Content, and Theme Focus. The winners will receive cash prizes courtesy of Durant’s Restaurant, a ride in the parade, winning

2021-02-18T09:34:13-07:00October 29th, 2018|

WORLD WAR I AND THE SIGNIFICANCE OF ARMISTICE DAY

World War I Doughboys

Phoenix Veterans Day Parade commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Armistice signing and honors the memory of those who fought in World War I.

Known as the “war to end all wars,” World War I or the Great War was one of the deadliest

2021-02-18T09:37:19-07:00October 29th, 2018|
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