Food fair to benefit Darien EMS Post 53 returns; parade grand marshal named, and more

Susan S. Johnson

Vietnam veteran John Wolcott will be grand marshal of the 2022 Memorial Day Parade on May 30 the Darien Monuments and Ceremonies Commission announced.

Wolcott has served as treasurer and on the boards of the Middlesex Club and the Country Club of Darien, and is a former president of the Darien Men’s Association.

He will ride at the head of the parade, which will step off at 10 a.m. from the Goodwives Shopping Center and head up the Post Road to the Spring Grove Veterans Cemetery. A ceremony will be held there at 11:15 a.m. to honor those who lost their lives while serving in the armed forces.

For information, contact the parade committee at [email protected]

Food fair returns to benefit EMS Post 53

EMS Post 53 is holding a food fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 30 at Tilley Pond Park in Darien.

It is the group’s signature fundraising event and will begin after the Memorial Day parade.

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