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Memorial Day events in Westmoreland County

25 May 2018

There still is some construction on Illinois Route 53 outside the cemetery. A community fellowship dinner will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m.

¯ The village of Celoron and the Celoron American Legion, Herman Kent Post 777, will be holding a Memorial Day service at the Veterans Memorial in Lucille Ball Memorial Park on Monday at 9 a.m. The objective of this event is to remember and honor the sacrifice and commitment to freedom of fallen venters by placing small American Flags on each grave site. Military personnel will stand at attention in one-hour shifts throughout 24-hour period.

Memorial Day Military Appreciation is scheduled at Tryon Palace in New Bern on Monday from 9 a.m.to 5 p.m.

Stillwater: 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Stillwater Veterans Memorial, Third and Pine streets.

Memorial Day services announced for the area

The Tri-Cities VFW Post 2298 at 117 W. 1st St.in West Dundee will hold a Memorial Day breakfast from 8 to 11:30 a.m. The ceremony will take place at 1:00pm, directly before the National Memorial Day Parade. The parade features the Kalida and Ottawa-Glandorf High School marching bands.

Youngstown: 61st Annual Smoky Hollow Memorial, 11:15 a.m., at Walnut Street and Rayen Avenue. Jazz@8 from Summerville High School will perform.

¯ The Memorial Day parade in Forestville on Monday will begin at 10 a.m. If inclement weather, program held at 1867 West Dennis Graded School, School Street.

Maplewood: 10 a.m. Monday at Union Cemetery, 2505 E. Minnehaha Ave. No charge for veterans.

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Bluffton - 9:30 a.m. parade which lines up in front of Bluffton Town Hall, and proceeds to Maple Grove Cemetery. Sponsored by Falmouth Veterans' Council and Falmouth Department of Veterans' Services.

Monday - The annual Memorial Day Service will begin at 9 a.m.in the Chapel at Mound Cemetery, 1147 West Blvd., Racine. Music by the Lakewood Salvation Army Band, floral tributes. Guest speaker will be Maj. Opening and closing prayers will be offered by Pastor Ron Mains of Forestview Church of God.

The event will begin with the presentation of colors followed by the national anthem, Pledge of Allegiance and the reading of patriotic poems. Additionally, there will be a lapel pin ceremony for Cold War veterans, music by the local band After the Fire, and dancing. The events are free and open to the public.

Wilson Historical Society's annual Memorial Day Fair will be held from 8 a.m.to 4 p.m. Monday on the historical society grounds, 641 Lake St. It is sponsored by the Pricetown Church of Christ and is free to everyone.

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Youngwood: Memorial Day parade lineup begins at 8:30 a.m. with parade starting at 9 a.m.at the Christ United Methodist Church, Lincoln Street, and ending at Youngwood fire station.

The following City of Wichita facilities and operations will be closed in observance of Memorial Day: City Hall, Neighborhood Resource Centers, Wichita Public Library locations, Park & Recreation Centers, Great Plains Nature Center, Old Cowtown Museum, Mid-America All-Indian Center, Century II administrative offices, Wichita TIX administrative offices, Transit administrative offices, CityArts, Wichita Art Museum, Animal Shelter, Brooks Landfill, WATER Center and Environmental Health. Following this service, attendees will convene on Herritage Street at the Walk of Honor for a wreath laying at the Korean/Vietnam Memorial. Refreshments and light luncheon will follow the last ceremony at the legion, 109 S. Fifth St. Special guests include Admiral Windwagon Smith and the McConnell AFB Honor Guard. The first unit will assemble on Main St. and Eberle Way, and the second from Trustco Bank south on Main Street.

Memorial Day, meant to remember the fallen, is distinct from Veterans Day, which is recognized each November 11 to celebrate the service of all USA military veterans.

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Memorial Day events in Westmoreland County