The eighth annual Veterans Day Parade at Chaffee Crossing will be a fun-filled day for veterans and families. This year we will honor WWI veterans and their descendants as well as newly inducted members of the Arkansas Veterans Hall of Fame.
Floats, trucks, cars, tractors, walkers, runners, cyclists and other creative ways of participation are welcome! Please click on the links at the top and bottom of this page to register if you plan to participate in the parade or host a Veteran Information Booth.
Each year in association with the Regional Veterans Day Parade, Positive People of Fort Smith members collect food and winter clothing items to help veterans and others in need.
* Non-perishable food items
* New or gently used coats
* New or gently used blankets,
* NEW ONLY - Hats, Gloves, Hand Warmers, Socks
Please bring your donations to the designated tent by the Chaffee Barbershop Museum on parade day,
7313 Terry St., Fort Smith
Drop off donations at Deramus Travel, 7320 Rogers Ave., Suite 5, Fort Smith
(across from Mercy-Fort Smith hospital).
The eighth annual Regional Veterans Day Parade and Celebration will begin at 10 a.m. Nov. 9 at the Chaffee Crossing Historic District and will attract longtime supporters and new faces via a veteran’s parade, food trucks, a children’s area, the Medals Presentation and Veterans Honors Ceremony, musical performances, vintage military vehicles, free flu shots and more.
The Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority met Thursday for its monthly meeting. Here are three things to know about what’s happening in the southern portion of Fort Smith:
The Fort Smith Board of Directors passed resolutions Tuesday night approving participation in the Arkansas Tax Back program for Twin Rivers Foods and Nidec Motor Corp. Nidec will be locating a new office of 24 professionals in the Chaffee Crossing HIstoric District.