EEYM in Springfield Christmas Parade

EEYM in Springfield Christmas Parade

Emerald Empire Young Marines participated in the 61st Annual Springfield Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 14, 2013. As the weather cooperated after a week of ice and snow, thousands of families from Oregon communities lined the streets to watch the parade. Representing Toys for Tots, the young marines handed out cups containing candy and small gifts to show appreciation for community participation in the Toys for Tots campaign. Prior to and following the parade the EEYM members … [Read more...]

EEYM in Springfield & Albany Veterans Day Parades

EEYM in Springfield & Albany Veterans Day Parades

November 11, 2013, the Emerald Empire Young Marines marched in the Springfield Veterans Day parade. On November 12th, EEYM marched in the Albany Veterans Day parade. On both days it was an honor to see the many active or retired military veterans that participated in the parades, including those that served during WWII. At both the Albany and Springfield parades entrants included youth organizations such as the Emerald Empire and Lynn - Benton Young Marines, Lebanon High School ROTC, … [Read more...]