Two Memorial Day events move indoors

25 May, 2018, 04:06 | Author: Genevieve Gibbs
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Valhalla Cemetery, 3412 Frank Scott Parkway West, Belleville.

Flags were placed at the Arlington National Cemetery Thursday just before Memorial Day.

After the ceremony there will be a gathering at the Amvets on Primrose Street for parade participants.

Field Mass: 9 a.m., mausoleum, Calvary Cemetery, 31st Avenue and 16th Street, Rock Island. Rose Cemetery and includes around 30 individuals who will have prepared presentation speeches.

In 1967, Congress officially named May 30 as Memorial Day, though many elderly Americans still refer to the holiday by its traditional name, Decoration Day. A 10th US Cavalry Buffalo Soldiers Commemoration will take place at 11 a.m. and a butterfly release is scheduled for noon. Donations will be accepted for the United Veterans of the Flathead Valley to continue conducting military funeral honors.

Craig, Sheriff Gene Mitchell, and Annette Logan of the American Legion Post 25 will say greetings at the beginning of the ceremony.

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In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held at 10 the American Legion post.

Monday, 10 a.m. - Spirit of Iowa Tribute Bell on display at American Legion Post 298, 625 31st St. Mt. Carmel Catholic Cemetery, Belleville. Melvin Price Park, Swansea. East St. Louis City Hall Rotunda, 301 Riverpark Drive, East St. Louis. Speakers include Mayor James Fiorentini and Ingham.

The annual Memorial Day of Remembrance Ceremony is presented by Dillon's Cemetery Advisory Committee and will feature music by the Summit Concert Band. The parade will conclude with a ceremony at Williams Park. The names of 27 newly-inscribed veterans will be introduced. Bring chairs. Rain location is the Methodist Church, 407 12th Ave.

The cemetery is located two miles north of the Kylertown light off state Route 53 on Grassflat Avenue. SW, with the Area Metro Veterans Council and Veterans Memorial Day Commission. Memorial Day is a federal holiday observed on the last Monday in May. The parade will then proceed to Oakwood Cemetery Vietnam Memorial to hear the guest speaker. The monument is being supplied by Tisch Monument Company of Belleville. The honor roll will also be read of departed members of the military who were either buried at the cemetery or elsewhere but are from Loda Township.

All are welcome to stay following the service for coffee, juice and donuts. Coralville American Legion Post 721 will hold the service, which is free and open to the public.

Program: 9:15 a.m., City Park, E. Pearl Street and S. State Street, Geneseo.

The Salladasburg Memorial Day Parade and ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. Monday.

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If there are any questions, call 774 or 773- VETS (8387). St. Augustine's Cemetery, Hecker.

Volunteers from the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Lock Haven will make a tour of solemn ceremonies Sunday, visiting local cemeteries, monuments and other sites. Alton. The parade will begin at Alton Middle School, 2200 College Ave., Alton.

The parade will travel down Main Street to Summer Street and to the Linwood Cemetery for a ceremony. The memorial was dedicated in 1995, and is believed to be the first women's war memorial in the country. Attendees are asked to bring flowers for veterans' graves.

Memorial Day services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 28 at Memorial Park in Metropolis next to the public library.

May 28: North Providence 11th Annual Memorial Day Parade and Celebration begins 1pm, starting at North Providence High School and ending at Governor John A. Notte, Jr.

The Aurora Legion and Auxiliary will also conduct services at the Madison Cemetery, rural Lamont, at 9:30 a.m.

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