A local high school band has been invited to be one of only 22 bands from across the United States, Canada and Europe to perform in the big apple.
The Parkersburg "Big Reds marching band "will showcase their talent at the 92nd New York City Veteran's Day parade.
The event marks the tenth anniversary of 9/11 and will pay tribute to those who lost their lives.
The "Big Reds" will join a 1,000 instrument strong force which will fill the streets of New York City with the proclamation that "We Will Never Forget."
The event will take place on November 10th and 11th.