The Fourth of July Parade in Shawnee has a new route.

This year the parade will travel through the heart of Shawnee and its downtown area. Those involved with the parade will meet at 7th and Beard at 9 a.m. Ju;y 4.

The parade will start at 9:30 a.m. going down Main Street and will pick up walkers at First Baptist Church and take a left on Highland then left on Broadway to the entrance of the Veterans Memorial.

Veterans who want to participate in the parade but don't have transportation or cannot walk the entire route should contact Jim at 717-802-2767.