Some 500 full-size American flags are going into place to remember veterans this Memorial Day weekend.
The annual Memorial Day program begins at 10 a.m. Monday, May 29 at Central Square Historic Auditorium on the Lee Paulson stage. The Kent County Sheriff Color Guard will also be in attendance.
PAYNE - Annual Memorial Day events will be hosted Monday by American Legion Post #297.
Several other pre-Memorial Day events are planned Saturday.
New Milford: Memorial Day activities begin at 10 a.m. with a ceremony in front of the New Milford Public Library on Main Street, immediately followed by the parade around the green.
Onalaska's parade will leave at 9:30 a.m. from American Legion Post 336, 731 Sand Lake Road, and conclude with a ceremony at 10 a.m.at Onalaska Cemetery, 1200 Main St. 10 a.m. Speaker will be U.S. Air Force Col. Doug "Stoli" Nicolai.
11 a.m., ceremony at Veteran's Park, American Legion Post 1776, 14521 Granada Drive.
Photos provided More than 350 flags stand in remembrance of fallen soldiers at the Cameron Veterans Memorial Park.
The parade will form in the lower Derynoski School parking lot off of Eden Avenue between 9:45 a.m. and10:15 a.m. During the parade, the units will stop at Mound Cemetery for a brief ceremonyand end at Oak Grove Cemetery with a longer ceremony. Guest speaker is Clarkston Mayor Steve Percival, and students from Clarkston Junior High School will present their essays on what Memorial Day means to them.
The services will then proceed to the Women's Improvement Park, next to the library in downtown Dixon, at the Veterans Monument for another service at 11:30 am.
Along the traditional route, we will [pay] our respects to those Veterans who have been laid to rest at the Rural Cemetery, Burnett Cemetery and Revolutionary War Cemetery.
10 a.m.: Southold Town Memorial Day parade.
Daschofsky said the groups are in need of volunteers to help place American flags on veterans' graves Saturday morning. The Breckenridge VFW will be serving breakfast for the Wahpeton and Breckenridge military units at 8:30 a.m.at the Breckenridge Senior Citizen Center, at 225 5th St.