The Oasis Shriners will be returning to Blowing Rock for their Spring Ceremonial and Grand Parade. This year’s theme will be a“Salute to Our Veterans.” The Ceremonial will be held on June 4, 2016 starting at 2:00pm in downtown Blowing Rock’s Memorial Park on Main Street. The parade starts at 3pm.
Oasis Shriner’s chief executive officer, Potentate Johnny King has declared this year’s Parade a “Civic Parade” with participation of Lady Shriners, The Watauga High School Band, and Appalachian State University.
The Oasis Shrine has invited dignitaries from the political and civic sector to attend the June 4 observance.
Oasis Shriners is the largest Shrine organization in the world with headquarters in Charlotte, N.C., Oasis represents the 50 western counties of North Carolina, with approximately 5,600 members. See more about the Oasis Shrine on their website, and learn more about Shriner’s Hospitals at ShrinersHospitalsForChildren.org.