Please join us for the 15th Annual Lower Makefield Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 6th, 2021 beginning at 1pm.
Past Events and Fundraisers
The parade will begin at Edgewood and Long Acre Roads and end at Veterans Square Monument with a ceremony to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Operation Desert Storm and dedicate the 10th bronze Wall of Honor plaque. View our parade flyer here.
View info on road closures here.
Ever since our first event, the Kickoff in March of 2009. the Veterans Committee has worked very hard to ensure a continuous effort towards raising the necessary funds to build the monument.
March 2008 - fundraising kickoff at Continental Tavern
November 2008 - auction held at Makefield Highlands - raised $23,000
March 2009 - fundraiser held at Yardley Inn featuring the Phillies Ruben Amaro - raised $10,000
April 2010 - Stepping Stone Campaign. We raised over $10,000 towards the Monument project, raised continued awareness - and sold our first batch of Engraved Bricks! Please visit our Sponsors page to see the list of all the folks that made this night a success!
April 2011- fundraiser held at Yardley Inn featuring former Philadelphia Flyer Bill Clement - raised $10,000
September 2011 - Groundbreaking Ceremony and Community Concert - Groundbreaking was postponed due to inclement weather, but the Masonic Lodge allowed the concert to be held inside saving the day for us. Pennsbury Community Band put on a great show with a packed house. We also auctioned off painted, unique eagles donated by Artists of Yardley.
November 2011 - Veterans Parade and Groundbreaking.
January 2012- Texas Hold 'em
September 2012 - Labor Day Concert
Yoga in the Park was held every Tuesday during the summer of 2013
September 2013 - Labor Day Concert
November 10, 2013 - Veterans Day Parade
November 9, 2014 - Veterans Day Parade and Dedication
Sept 2015 - Labor Day Concert
May 2015 - Unheralded Courage WWII Presentation
November 6, 2021 – Veterans Square Monument’s 10th Bronze Wall of Honor plaque to be dedicated