EAST PEORIA — This year the parade starting point is behind the East Peoria Goodwill Store and the VFW Post 2078 and other participants will be using a different route. 

The new route will pass through the Levee district, around the roundabout to the parking lot of the Fondulac Library. The parade starts at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4. On the morning of the parade, there will be a memorial service for members of the Post who have passed since Memorial Day. That service begins at 11 a.m. in the Veteran's section of Fondulac Cemetery.