Milford Parade Chairman: Remember Why We Gather On Memorial Day

Milford Parade Chairman: Remember Why We Gather On Memorial Day

Milford Parade Chairman: Remember Why We Gather On Memorial Day

The parade will start at noon on the corner of Kinsey and Main Street and end at the Caledonia Lakeside Cemetery for a ceremony.

In Williamstown, American Legion Post 159 will hold a parade from Tomlinson Park to Riverview Cemetery at 9 a.m. Monday.

All veterans, including active duty, Reservists, Guardsman and ROTC students, are encouraged to march with the Arnold-Zweir Post 22 of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9447. The parade will proceed on Rutherford Avenue to the Main Street war memorial across from the Borough Hall. Line-up for the parade begins at 3 p.m. and the parade starts at 5 p.m. Vietnam War Army veteran Stephen Gilbertson will be the featured speaker during a ceremony following the parade at 11 a.m.at the band shell. Any groups who wish to participate are welcome. At 2 p.m., the Memorial Day Honor Ride Motorcycle Rally will enter The Highground.

Evergreen Cemetery is at 560 Evergreen St.

Service: 9 a.m., Historic Summit Church, Utica Ridge Road and Blackhawk Trail, Davenport.

Milford Parade Chairman: Remember Why We Gather On Memorial Day

Another Memorial Day ceremony will be held at noon Wednesday, May 30, at the Montana Veterans Cemetery located at Fort Harrison.

The Rev. Lynn Podoll will be the guest speaker. Special music will be provided by Reese and Diane Livergood's grandson, Noah Carr.

The American Legion Byron A. Hickerson Post 432 of Buckley will hold Memorial Day services on Monday, May 28, at three area cemeteries.

The Boalsburg Memorial Day Parade will be held Saturday. A bake sale and luncheon items will be available for purchase from 10 a.m.to 12:30 p.m. People should bring their own lawn chairs.

In addition, Memorial Day events will also be held in nearby Aurora and Sandwich.

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Service: 10 a.m., Peniel Cemetery, 80th Avenue and 125th Street, Joy. Harsimus Cemetery is located at 435 Newark Ave.

The public is invited to share thanks to veterans and sing some songs. Coffee and donuts will be served after the ceremony in honor of the late Donald M. Forget, courtesy of his wife Judy.

The service will be held at the Veteran's Memorial in the park.

The VFW and American Legion need volunteers to raise 100 flags at Veterans Memorial Square.

A solemn remembrance ceremony, including the reading of the Honor Roll of Madison's war dead, will follow the parade on the steps of the Hartley Dodge Memorial municipal building.

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Washingtonville/Leetonia: A "Toast at the Post" honoring deceased veterans will be 9 a.m. Monday at VFW Post 5532.

The Martin H. Suntken American Legion Post 244 of Sibley will hold Memorial Day services at 11 a.m. Monday, May 28, at Mount Hope Cemetery in Sibley.

In Belpre, the Memorial Day program will be 11 a.m. Monday at Leavitt Funeral Home in Belpre, at the flagpole and veterans memorial dedicated in 2007. The bell honors and supports veterans, and Marion Post 298 is in possession of the memorial tribute for this holiday weekend. The pledge of allegiance to the American flag will be led by Cub Scout Pack No. 44. The All Veterans Memorial Association will host the observances. Ely Presbyterian and St. John Lutheran choirs will join to perform the national anthem and other musical selections.

Guest speaker will be Clearfield County District Attorney Bill Shaw.

Music during the ceremony will be performed by the Sugar Valley Community Band. The official commemoration ceremony will be held immediately afterwards at Veterans Park. Participants are asked to line up at the school no later than 9:30 a.m.

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The Grand Rapids Memorial Day parade will be on Wednesday, May 30 at 7 p.m. The speaker will be state Rep. Tommy Sankey. Light refreshments and cookies will be served following the program until 11:30 a.m. while the church remains open for fellowship. Alton. The parade will begin at Alton Middle School, 2200 College Ave., Alton. May 28 at the gazebo on the Canfield Village Green.

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