2017 Parade Committee
The Tarrant County Veterans Day Parade Committee meets at Benbrook American Legion Post 297 located at 8201 Old Benbrook Rd., Benbrook, TX 76126. Meetings are held at 10:00, the second Saturday of each month.
Each meeting will assess progress and review committee reports.
We invite all those interested in working with the Veterans Day Parade Committee to attend.
2017 Committee Chairpersons:
General Chairman: (acting) Ken Cox
Parade Chairman: Dan Zmroczek
Announcer: Roland Paquette
JROTC: LTC Richard Crossley, Jr. (ret)
Panther Island Pavilion Assembly Area: Bill Putman
Tarrant County College Assembly Area: Kevin Curry
Tarrant County Courthouse Band Assembly Area: Fred Garcia
Flying Saucer VIP Reception: Kathy Bigley
VIP Shuttle: Constable Dale Clark
NAS Fort Worth JRB Military Liaison: Jeremy D. Shelton, AE2(AW)
Post Parade Reception: Temporarily on hold
Public Relations: Bruce Zielsdorf
Social Media: "Sam" Seelbach and Dan Zmroczek
VIP invitation and coordination: Kathy and Terry Bigley
Contributions and Finances: Terry Bigley
Areas of Responsibility needing Administrators: (now absorbed by above)
(Coordinate procedures, volunteers and serve as Point of Contact)
Logistics: Confirm assembly and route locations with responsible agencies and stakeholders. Coordinate street closures and emergency response procedures.
Fund Raising: Contact previous and potential donors, provide POC for potential supporters, follow up with tax receipts and appreciation letters.
Volunteer Coordinator: coordinate Navy, student and other interested organizations and assigning personnel where needed; maintain records for recognition.
Recognition: Maintain a POC list for all participants. Prepare and present letters or certificates for participation/recognition/appreciation as appropriate.
Additional Support Personnel:
Col Russell E Bracy (Chaplain), American Legion Post 569
Ken Cox, (TCVC President), American Legion Post 516
Sgt Bill Fischer (Bugler), Marine Corps League 731
Randall High, Senior VC VFW Post 8235
Major Phil Vaughn, (Reviewing Stand Coordinator), American Legion Post 379
Dan Zmroczek, (Commemorative Partner Program Chairman) American Legion 40/8
Continuing Civic and Government Support
American Legion Post 297
City of Fort Worth
DAV Bluebonnet Chapter
Downtown Fort Worth Inc
Fort Worth ISD
Fort Worth Police Department
NAS Fort Worth JRB
Tarrant County College
TRWB – Panther Island Pavilion
VFW Post 8235
Page last updated September 24, 2017