a great YRC tradition

Elmhurst Memorial Day Parade 

Monday May 27th, 2024

The Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry in cooperation with the Elmhurst American Legion THB Post 187, City of Elmhurst, and the Elmhurst Park District is pleased to invite you to participate in the 106th Annual Elmhurst Memorial Day Parade.

We will require 15-20+ ham operators, to assist with the staging areas, along the parade route, interface with the announcers at the reviewing area, and walk in the parade.

Parade travels south on York Rd. To Wilder Park. At Wilder Park, there will be a program to honor those

They gave their all. We are only needed for the parade portion.

Requirements for volunteers, Current ham license, HT. With 2meter/70CM, extra battery.

I will have a few extra HT’s available. We also have safety vests with the club logo, for our volunteers. We will use the club repeater 442.875, PL 114.8, offset +5MHz, and simplex frequency of 147.42 FM. York Radio Club is reaching out to our membership, DuPage ARES, CSRA, & WCRA so we have enough volunteers, to fulfill this request.

The parade starts at 9:30 AM, we meet up at the Rainbow Café onYork Rd. Around 7:00 AM. Lunch is being served for the volunteers, this includes us, at the American Legion # 187, 310 W. Butterfield Rd.

More details to follow! Please contact me with any questions or your volunteer status:

Bill Draheim/WD9END

on our repeater or via email WD9END @ gmail.com