Memorial Day 2018 parades and ceremonies in central PA

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The day begins at 9:30 a.m. where the veterans groups and local citizens will gather in the parking lot of the Watertown Senior and Community Center, Milwaukee and First streets. SW, with the Area Metro Veterans Council and Veterans Memorial Day Commission. May 28 in downtown Marietta. Aaron Mankin of the U.S. Marine Corps.

The Sussex American Legion Post 213 will hold its annual services on Monday, May 28, at the following locations: Woodbourne Park, 8:30 a.m.; Beemerville, 9 a.m.; Sussex Middle School, 9:30 a.m.; Sussex Fire House, 10 a.m.; Deckertown, 10:30 a.m.; Fairview, 11 a.m.; and Clove, 11:30 a.m.

Attendees are invited to head to the KIA Bench Memorial at the Town Hall entrance for a brief ceremony, as well as to acknowledge the POW Table Memorial inside the building. In the event of inclement weather, the Ceremony on the Green portion of the services will be held in the Canfield High School auditorium.

The Boalsburg Memorial Day Parade will be held Saturday.

Following the parade, a half hour memorial service will be held at the Kentwood chapter of Disabled American Memorial Park at 355 48 St. SE.

Guest speaker will be Clearfield County District Attorney Bill Shaw. The program is open to the public and the guest speaker will be Dr. Michael J. Rice, a native of Parkersburg and a 1985 graduate and basketball standout at Parkersburg High School. The parade will be led by the American Legion color guard and will include the PBL marching band.

MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE, 9:30 a.m., Alden-Hebron High School Gym, 9604 Illinois St., Hebron.

Memorial Day services will be held at 10 a.m.at Graceland Cemetery. The Rev. Kyle Winter will then officiate the ceremony itself at 2 p.m.

May 28: Barrington Memorial Day Parade begins at 9am, starting on Lincoln Ave. and ending on Route 114. A flag folding ceremony, presented by the Scott Air Force Base Honor Guard, will take place at 6 p.m. near the display.

The parade begins at 9:30 a.m. A ceremony will be held at noon at Cedar Ridge Cemetery with the parade to follow. The Legion post is also requesting assistance with removing the flags at 5 p.m. Monday, May 28. The Goodell Auxiliary will serve a lunch following the service at 11:30 (for a donation). The speaker will be Amanda Ingram, USAR. Ham, scalloped potatoes, green beans and a variety of desserts will be served until 1:30 p.m.in Bosco Hall. The parade will then move toward Waterford on the other side of the Muskingum River.

The parade will start at noon on the corner of Kinsey and Main Street and end at the Caledonia Lakeside Cemetery for a ceremony. A wreath-laying ceremony at the World War I Monument at Fifth and Dodge streets will be held at 10 a.m.

During the ceremony, visiting Department of Wisconsin Adjutant Amber Nikolai noted Marshfield's Legion as visionary and a role model for the 500 plus Legion posts in the state.

The service will be presented by Post Commander James Bond with the Legion members doing a gun salute. In each of the five cemeteries, a bugler played "Taps", and a firing squad offered a ceremonial volley.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 728 will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the WWI monument at Main and Gilbert.

8 a.m., Hillside Cemetery Sunrise Ceremony that continues a 137-year-old tradition - the oldest continuing city ceremony.

New Cumberland Memorial Day Services and Parade: 11:30 a.m. Afterward, the parade will return to the American Legion post.

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