From Sky to Shining Sea

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Submariners are the theme for the 15th annual Daisy Mountain Veterans Parade in Anthem, with Grand Marshals attending from the community of submariners, including the Arizona Submarine Veterans Perch Base. But look to the skies at 10 a.m. sharp, when the parade kicks off with a flyover by Warbird Squadron 20 out of Deer Valley Airport. 

Photo courtesy the Warbirds

You may have seen the Warbirds in the skies over the North Valley now and then. “We fly vintage military trainers and perform throughout the Southwest at air shows, memorial services, and funerals,” said squad leader Michael Lynch. “The formation flying over the start of the parade is a diamond formation. The flight will be in tactical spread on the second pass.”

Kids will enjoy the Mardi Gras-style candy toss, and the organization Youth for Troops will hand out American flags.

The parade begins near Boulder Creek High School at Memorial Drive, heads north, then turns right on Anthem Way and finishes at the Anthem Community Center. Parking is limited, so plan to arrive early, and anyone able to walk to the event may wish to get a little exercise. And don’t forget your lawn chairs.

Daisy Mountain Veterans Parade & Picnic
Saturday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m.
Anthem Community Park
41703 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway


Stay for the Picnic

The annual post-parade picnic, hosted by the Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce, starts at 11 a.m. at the community park softball fields. 

  • Bounce houses
  • Video game trailer
  • Vendor booths and food for purchase
  • Cornhole tournament (registration is closed)
  • Rotary Club beer garden
  • Live music

Picnic lunches are welcome and lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged.

Below the Surface

The world’s first combat submarine, dubbed the Turtle, looked like an oversized wine keg. It was built during the American Revolution in an unsuccessful attempt to break the British blockade of Boston Harbor. It would be more than a century before subs became serious war machines.

The U.S. Navy commissioned its first submarine, the USS Holland, in 1900. In WWII, U.S. subs accounted for more than half of all Japanese vessel losses, according to the Navy.

Today’s American submarine force includes 53 fast-attack vessels, plus 14 that pack ballistic-missiles and four with guided-missiles.

Help Save Our Community
Small businesses are the lifeblood of our country and even more so this community. Supporting local businesses during this crisis can help keep our community economically viable. Please strongly consider supporting the businesses below, In&Out Magazine's display advertisers, as well as those in the Classifieds section of the magazine (see the full April 9 issue in PDF form). Many of these businesses have been part of the fabric of this community for two decades, not just serving our professional, service and retail needs but stepping up to support local charities, sports teams and so much more. Tip: If you know you’ll need to schedule a service, consider contacting a local business you trust and paying the standard fee for the deferred service. The links below go to their web sites.

Adult & Pediatric Allergy Associates • 602-242-4592
Anthem Senior Living • 602-909-9550
Appliance Pros • 502-501-5501
Business Network of Anthem • 623-455-9630
Carroll Law Firm • 623-551-9366
Century 21 Real Estate - Jeff Huff • 623-223-1221
Creative Home Enhancements • 623-551-5409
Daisy Dream Homes Real Estate • 623-879-3277
Daisy Mountain Dentistry • 623-551-5250
Desert Foothills Air Conditioning • 480-595-0938
Edward Jones • 623-551-0523
Element Dental Centers • 623-551-5555
Hand & Stone Massage • 623-551-6602
Kendallwood Design • 602-252-3844
Kodiak Roofing • 602-501-7717
Luv My PC • 480-703-6609
Merrill Gardens • 623-201-4881
North Valley Water Solutions • 623-551-0515
Preferred Business of Anthem • 623-551-0523 
Prickett Realty • 623-551-8111
ProSkill Services • 623-551-7473
RE/MAX Professionals - Mike Higgins • 623-640-7502
Rise Above Remodeling • 623-551-2013
Soft Water Plus • 623-551-7383
SonoranScapes Landscaping • 602-842-9948
State Farm Insurance - Justin Simons • 623-551-3700
Storage at Anthem • 623-226-8634
Sunset Cabinets • 623-687-6579
Thompson & McGinnis Attorneys at Law • 602-952-2666
Titan Tree Care • 623-444-8448
Titan Pest Control • 623-879-8700
Wyman Plumbing & Mechanical • 623-551-6688

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