The City of Roanoke Rapids has requested an SAR Color Guard to lead the 2016 Christmas Parade and carry the city’s banner. This is the eighth consecutive year the SAR has been given this honor. The parade will step off at 2:00. The Color Guard must be in position NLT 1:45. Therefore, the Color Guard will assemble in the south parking lot of the Kirkwood Adams Community Center, 1100 Hamilton St., Roanoke Rapids, NC at NLT 1:15. This parade is a 1.5 mile march. A pre-event Dutch treat luncheon will be held at Ralph’s BBQ, 1400 Julian Allsbrook Highway, Weldon, NC at 11:30. For further information, contact Ken Wilson at email@example.com.