VetFest ‘has been cemented’ say organizers
Friday, November 11’s 3rd annual VetFest had more parade participants and more people along the Grand Avenue parade route than last year. It also welcomed about 400 at the American Legion Post 149 .
“The success of VetFest has cemented and it will continue for many many years to come,” said Co-chairman Stef Holden.
There were 50 entries from 50 different organizations. “People are already signing up for next year,” said Holden.
Besides the parade was the Veterans Day observance at Post 140. Jen Holden, commander, welcomed the visits. The posting of the colors was led by the Escondido Fire & Police Department Honor Guard and Frank Meagan sang the National Anthem.