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Grizzly Band departs for D.C.

The Grizzly Band marched in Selma (Fresno County) in October of last year. (Dick Hutchinson | CONTRIBUTED)The Grizzly Band marched in Selma (Fresno County) in October of last year. (Dick Hutchinson | CONTRIBUTED)Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 2:45 p.m. - The Grizzly Band meets at 5 p.m. this afternoon at Mariposa County High School to begin its long-anticipated journey to Washington, D.C. 

The band takes a bus to San Francisco International Airport where it boards a red-eye flight. The group is scheduled to arrive at Dulles International Airport at 7:20 a.m. East Coast time on Thursday morning.

The Grizzlies will enjoy a whirlwind schedule of tours before marching in the National Memorial Day Parade on Memorial Day--this Monday, May 25. 

Read the Thursday, May 21 MARIPOSA GAZETTE for more on the band's East Coast experience.

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