September 2, 2022 5:44am
The town of Goderich is holding a public celebration in memory of the life and legacy of the late mayor John Grace.
It’ll be held on Saturday, September 10th at the Town Square. The evening will begin with a band on the Performance Stage at 5:00 PM. At 7:30 PM, a community parade led by the Celtic Blue Highlanders and Clinton Pipe Band, will march from the Legion on Kingston Street, around the Courthouse Square, and will end on the Courthouse Square Plaza.
Kingston Street from the Legion and the Courthouse Square will be closed to all vehicular traffic for the parade starting at 4:00 PM.
Following the parade, a presentation on the Performance Stage by friends and family will honour the accomplishments of Grace.
A temporary memorial will be available for community members to show their respect by placing flowers or messages of condolences. The memorial will then be moved to Town Hall.
Continuing the celebration, an evening of entertainment will be hosted on the Performance Stage featuring local bands paying tribute to Grace.