Welcome Parade/Escort12:00 pm Cork and Sprinkle, 1 pm RichlandOctober 30th, 2012Welcome the traveling Wall along its entrance route as it arrives in Richland.
The Wall That Heals: November 1-4, 2012 24-hour-a-day viewing, free of charge Tuesday, October 30, 2012 12:00 pm, Sprinkle and Cork Street 1:00 pm, downtown Richland Welcome Parade Motorcycle clubs and other veteran groups escort the The Wall That Heals trailer. Parade route begins at 12:00 pm at the former Perkins Pancake House at Sprinkle and Cork Streets (near I-94) and travels north on Sprinkle to Gull Road and northeast into Richland. The route passes by Richland Elementary, Gull Lake Middle School, enters the school driveway toward the Ryan Intermediate and ends on the west lawn of Gull Lake High School. Escorts are asked to gather at 11:30 am at the former Perkins Pancake House. •Gull Lake students will be waving hand-held American flags to welcome The Wall. •Students and the community are encouraged to wear red, white and blue colors and to stand curbside when the escort passes. School campus parade route/map. Thursday – Sunday, November 1-4, 2012 The Wall That Heals exhibit and museum open 24 hours a day, free of charge. West lawn of Gull Lake High School, Richland, MI Thursday, November 1, 2012 10:00 am Opening Ceremony, expected to last an hour Military Flyover Presentation by military personnel, Vietnam Veterans, Kalamazoo Mayor Bobby Hopewell Honor Guard Laying of Wreaths Presentation of Colors along with Kalamazoo Pipe Band Gull Lake Bands and Choir Public welcome to this all-school assembly Saturday, November 3, 2012 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Complimentary Veterans Dinner, Gull Lake High School Cafeteria Email GullLakeWall@yahoo.com or call 269.488.5014 to reserve complimentary tickets for veterans and their families. Sunday, November 4, 2012 4:00 pm Closing Ceremony, expected to last an hour Presentation by military personnel, Vietnam Veterans, Battle Creek Mayor Susan Baldwin Honor Guard Presentation of Colors Gull Lake Bands Public Welcome Community and schools groups are encouraged to email GullLakeWall@yahoo.com to arrange a time for their visit.