Local Memorial Day Activities Set

Ashley Limesand
Staff Writer

The Valley City AMVETS Post 3, the VFW Post 2764, the Disabled American Veterans, the American Legion and their corresponding auxiliaries are once again organizing this year's Memorial Day activities set for Monday, May 28 and all those who wish to honor the men and women of this area who served their country and have now passed away are welcome to attend.

The ceremony will begin with a breakfast at 7 a.m. in the VFW building consisting of two kinds of eggs, potatoes, ham and sausage. Breakfast is free for all those participating in the day's activities and $7 for the general public to attend.

After breakfast those performing the dedications will gather in a bus furnished by Dietrich Bus Services at approximately 7:45 a.m. and head towards Hillside Cemetery arriving around 8 a.m. to perform the first ceremony to honor the community's veterans.
The tour will continue to other local cemeteries as follows:
St. Catherine's Cemetery 8:15 a.m.
Oriska Cemetery 8:45 a.m.
St. Bernard's Cemetery 9:00 a.m.
Memory Gardens Cemetery 9:20 a.m.
Woodbine Cemetery 9:50 a.m.

Please note the times of each ceremony as there has been some slight changes from the previous year.

More on this story can be found in the May 16 edition of the Times-Record.