Memorial Day Closings, Events

War veterans laying flowers on soldiers graves

Rolling Thunder will be at the Navy Memorial on Saturday, May 26th to host an annual wreath laying ceremony in conjunction with the Rolling Thunder Run. The event is free and open for all to attend. The parade route will be from Monroe Avenue and Lyon Street and ending at Veterans Memorial Park on Fulton Street and Sheldon Boulevard.

Farina American Legion Post 411 and Auxiliary will hold a Memorial Day ceremony in the Mini Park at the intersection of Madison and Chestnut (Route 37) streets in Farina. There will also be a free barbecue and games at noon. The parade will proceed to the Vermont Veterans' Home, where ceremonies will be held. Veterans who want to participate in this Grand March are requested to muster at 10:30 a.m. beneath the flag of their particular branch of the armed forces in the parking lot.

The Knights of Columbus has scheduled a Memorial Day Ceremony at 9 a.m. on Monday at the memorial in front of the Havelock Tourist and Event Center.

Memorial Day Program at Los Osos Valley Mortuary & Memorial Park: The program will begin with live music at 10:30 a.m. followed by a ceremony at 11 a.m. Con.

Representatives of VFW Post 912 and Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 922 will then read the names of local soldiers killed while serving our country.

Below is a list of weekend events and activities.

"He has been an fantastic supporter of local veteran organizations and has bettered the community in so many ways".

In 1971, Congress declared Memorial Day a national holiday which is to be celebrated on the last Monday in May. The course includes a runway at the airport and will help raise money to further enhance the Greenville Downtown Airport's Community Corridor, which includes Runway Park. Cemetery with the parade stepping off at 10 a.m.

At 10:00 a.m., the Aurora Legion and Auxiliary will honor all veterans who have served our country.

A 21-gun salute under the direction of Sergeant-at-Arms Bill Copple followed by taps performed by Matt Snead.

Again, we gather this Memorial Day, as a nation solemnly united in remembrance of the fallen defenders of our great nation. There also will be a flyover.

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Rounding out the state's top three for 2017 are Murfreesboro, with an increase of 3.8 percent, and Clarksville, with 2.5 percent. Other Central Oregon cities also grew larger in the Census Bureau's eyes than PSU's, and that's fairly common over the years.

Youngstown: 61st Annual Smoky Hollow Memorial, 11:15 a.m., at Walnut Street and Rayen Avenue.

Delphos - 10:45 a.m. parade from East Second north onto Main Street, Delphos.

At 5 p.m. Monday, the weekend schedule will conclude with the Retiring of the Colors program as local Boy Scouts retire the flags for the year.

Eastham: A Memorial Day breakfast to honor all who have served will be held from 8:30 to 10 a.m.at Orleans-Eastham Elks Lodge, 10 McKoy Road.

Waynesfield - 9 a.m. parade at the American Legion, 104 W. Wapakoneta St., traveling west to the cemetery.

Attendees will be invited to place a flower on a ceremonial wreath in memory of a service member lost.

United States Air Force, retired, Col. Robin L. Schultze is guest speaker for the ceremony. Guest speakers will be retired Marine Capt. Vern Ellars; Eugene Monay, past commandant, Marine Corps League, Cape & Islands Detachment 955; and retired U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Walter von Hone.

There are numerous parades and ceremonies throughout Adams County that commemorate and honor our fallen Service members.

On Monday, Memorial Day the Veteran will meet at 8:00-8:15 a.m.at the Maynard Community Hall to prepare for the days services.

In case of inclement weather, the Memorial Day Service will be held in Berryville's Barns of Rose Hill. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. on May 28. Historians say it started during and immediately after the American Civil War, 1861-1865, which was fought over the enforced slavery of black people.

The Hastings Memorial Day parade will be hosted by American Legion Post 45 and will begin at 9 a.m.in downtown Hastings on May 28.

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