Memorial Day events honor vets

Memorial Day services announced for the area

The Veterans for Peace chapter is also placing more than 6,000 grave markers in Olbrich Park along Atwood Avenue on Saturday to recognize service members killed in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Waynesfield - 9 a.m. parade at the American Legion, 104 W. Wapakoneta St., traveling west to the cemetery. Participants are asked to bring long-shank screwdriver to aid in making starter holes for flags. Note change in parade route due to construction on Southview Boulevard.

Here are the events that will honor them. The event includes free hot dogs, groceries, haircuts, clothing, kids activities, raffles and drawings. Military personnel will stand at attention in one-hour shifts throughout 24-hour period.

Victor Valley Memorial Park will host its annual Memorial Day Service. Featured speaker is Chief Master Sgt. Troy Abel, superintendent, Mission Support Group, 190th Air Refueling Wing.

The American Legion Post 109, located at 624 Ash St., will offer free breakfast to all veterans and $5 per plate for non-veterans from 7 to 9 a.m. prior to the ceremony.

Veterans and the public are invited to attend.

In Blackfoot on Monday, the American Legion and local businesses will hold a memorial service and wreath laying at Grove City Cemetery on Hwy.

OELWEIN - The 152nd Memorial Day services will be conducted by the Oelwein Ross Reid American Legion Post 9 on Monday, May 28. The parade features the Kalida and Ottawa-Glandorf High School marching bands.

More news: Guatemala Follows Trump's Lead, Opens Embassy In Jerusalem

11 a.m. - Memorial Day ceremony in Toledo at the Veterans Memorial by the Life Center. Sponsor: Centerville Civic Association. Liam Lawless, a sophomore at Nauset Regional High School, will play taps, Kristin Howard will sing patriotic songs, Sarah Marchio will play bagpipes and Scott "Abraham Lincoln" Hamilton will read his Gettysburg Address. The parade begins at the Lewiston Red Brick Schoolhouse and ends at the Veteran's Memorial in Academy Park.

Special guest speaker will be Jeremy Jersvig, a U.S. Navy veteran and Loveland City Council Ward I councilor. If inclement weather, program held at 1867 West Dennis Graded School, School Street. Main Street Bridge memorial service for those lost at sea begins at 10:15 a.m. No charge for veterans. The Metro Customer Service Center will be open from 8 4:30 266-4466. Music by the Lakewood Salvation Army Band, floral tributes. The guest speaker will be Ken Kensinger.

Lilly Morgan will recite the Pledge of Allegiance, followed by an invocation given by Donald Cunningham.

David Shuey, actor and historian of History Teller Productions, will deliver the Memorial Day message.

Hyannis: John F. Kennedy Memorial Trust Fund Committee's annual Memorial Day ceremony, 12:15 p.m., John F. Kennedy Memorial on Ocean Street (next to Veterans Park Beach).

Wilkin said the firing of a rifle salute is a symbolic difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Then, a new flag will be raised. The Sons of the American Revolution and the Clarke County Honor Guard will also perform at the service. Afterward, the Methodist Church will open Freedom Hall for refreshments, and the Orleans Fire Department will provide hot dogs. After the ceremony, there will be a procession to the Canfield East Cemetery, where a second brief ceremony will honor deceased Canfield veterans. A wreath will be placed at the memorial. Ceremonies will follow in front of Sandwich Public Library, 142 Main St.

A barbecue will be hosted at the American Legion across from Wheeler Park on May 26 and 27. An honor guard will fire a salute.

"Memorial Day is where we remember all those that have fought and served our country and gave their lives during active service", VFW Chaplain Capt. Reese Lopez said, "as well as those that passed away after and served our country".

Related News:

Most liked

Cornwall falls silent to honour Manchester bombing victims
Also on the song sheet was One Last Time , a hit for Grande, who had tweeted: 'Thinking of you all today and every day. People laid flowers and cards in St Ann's Square, which became a focal point for mourners after the attack .

Ogu Makes Eagles World Cup Vow
A freelance journalists, Rotimi Arabi, said the coach was wise enough to keep to the winning team, an action he regarded as noble. Most of the players that ensured Nigeria qualified for the World Cup were included in the squad.

Yanny or Laurel? Trump says, 'I hear covfefe'
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders makes a lighthearted joke when asked why she only hears Laurel. "So clearly Laurel", an amused Ivanka Trump says while looking at the viral post that started it all.

Could Watford's Richarlison move to Everton if Marco Silva is hired?
Rooney is believed to have already said his goodbyes at Everton's Finch Farm training ground last Friday ahead of a proposed £12m move to DC United .

IL student shot after pulling gun on school officer
The incident occurred in the gym, where seniors were gathered for graduation practice, City Administrator Danny Langloss said. Dixon police believe the suspect acted alone and say there is no further threat to the safety of students and staff.

David Tepper To Buy Carolina Panthers
On the evening of December 17, Richardson announced in a public letter that he would sell the team after the season. Jonathan Gasthalter, a Tepper spokesman, didn't immediately return a message seeking comment.

Microsoft's Ultra-Affordable Surface Will Rival the New 9.7-inch iPad
LTE Advanced connectivity will also be an option for those who want high-speed internet coverage when away from Wi-Fi networks. The Surface lineup of devices has seen multiple changes since the first Surface came out in 2012.

Nokia X6 With All-Glass Design And A Notch Launched
The X6 is the first Nokia phone to sport a notch display and may be an indication of what to expect from future Nokia devices. The device is powered by the latest octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset clocked at 1.8 GHz along with Adreno 509 GPU.

Iraq election: Prime minister trails rivals
MacCallum added that Trump's top military officials, Defense Secretary James Mattis and Joint Chiefs Chairman Marine Corps Gen. The election came as Iraq is struggling to bring down soaring unemployment and reintegrate its disenfranchised Sunni minority.

Tesla that smashed into fire authority truck was on Autopilot, driver claims
Two sources who spoke with Reuters said that Model 3 production will cease as of May 26th, 2018 and resume on May 31st, 2018. During October, 2017, Musk tweeted that the company was in "production hell" as it tried to streamline Model 3 production.

President Trump Says First Lady 'Doing Really Well'
Doctors do that with an embolisation - snaking a catheter into the blood vessels of the kidney to find the right one and block it. The White House has not offered any additional information about her condition, citing her privacy.

Honor 10 Launched In India With 6GB Of RAM, Android 8.1 Oreo
In terms of audio, the Honor 10 sports a 7.1 multi-channel Hi-Fi audio chip with support for 7-channel sound effects. The Honor 10 packs a 5.84-inch full-HD+ FullView display with 1080x2280 resolution with 19:9 aspect ratio.

Mercedes set the pace in practice for Spanish GP
Vettel defended the decision to pit for a second time behind a virtual safety vehicle , insisting staying out "was not an option". Potentially they may have believed with their first stop so early they could not make the flag with only one stop.

Facebook's AI makes little headway in the fight against hate speech
The Facebook leader added that the company would notify users if their data were compromised. An estimated 3 to 4 percent of Facebook accounts were fake accounts, the company said.

Iran nuclear deal: Envoy starts diplomatic tour after USA withdrawal
Heiko Maas, the German foreign minister, said he feared that European Union negotiations with Mr Zarif and later with... In the past week, it has slapped a new series of sanctions against Iran.