Memorial Day parades, events planned for Muskegon area this weekend

Memorial Day parades, events planned for Muskegon area this weekend

The town is bringing back their Memorial Day weekend parade this year after nearly a two-decade hiatus.

Holy Name Cemetery in Jersey City will be hosting a Memorial Day Mass with the Rev. Msgr.

David Ehlers, commander of American Legion 432, said the ceremony will begin at 11 the memorial in the vets hall parking lot, 1000 Main St.

"The eclectic group features a variety of instruments, with all members singing a unique sound that instantly warms the crowd", Bigsby said. The parade will travel along Main Street stopping at Chapman Park for the Memorial Day ceremony and continue to the intersection of routes 1 and 17.

Upon completion of the service, everyone will proceed south on Church Street to East Center Hill Road to Warden Cemetery where a short service will be held.

VFW Post 1592 Commander Butch Jenkins said he and Legion Post 93 Commander Bill Reed plan to note during their presentations that this is the 100th anniversary year of the United States entering World War I as a combatant, following the April 6, 1917, declaration of war with Germany. Upwards of 800 flags will be erected late Friday afternoon and remain through Monday evening at the cemetery. According to Jaclyn Mathias-Jones, of the rotary club, the flags were originally purchased when they hosted the Tuskegee Airman. Two members will be honored with 50 years of service and one with 60 years of service. The day includes a chance to see inside the cockpit of an aircraft, learn about Veteran's experiences and honor those who have served.

Hopefully, those runners will also become spectators and pay their respects during the Memorial Day ceremony and parade.

Organized by the Morrisville Fire Company the parade includes veterans, community organizations, local fire companies and more. He said the placement of the flags is a valuable way to spread the message of the holiday. Due to the solemn nature of Memorial Day, the Legion asks that there be no commercial or political activity in this parade and no candy thrown.

This year's event was just as successful, they said. "This is a way to visualize just how many people in Maryland have sacrificed so we can have our way of life".

The following events are taking place for Memorial Day in McHenry County.

The cornerstone salute event, "Remembering Our Veterans", will take place Saturday, June 3, at the A.W. Buckbee Center at 1 p.m.

Cordova will have services May 29 at 2 Zastrow Cemetery.

The Backus American Legion Post 368 and Auxiliary will have Pastor Judy Reitz Gustafson of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hackensack give the Memorial Day addresses at Backus and Ponto Lake cemeteries.



Related Posts

Pres. Trump Visit to Israel
The US President chose not to talk about settlements, negotiations the US Embassy or a two state solution. Trump said he believes that Palestinians and Israelis can "forge peace and bring new hope to the region".

Home's where the heart is for Wiz, Celtics as Game 6 arrives
The Celtics still need to add a big piece to the ball club and that's obvious, but they can still get out of this series . Thomas got to 10 points in the third, but he still remained less of a threat on offense only shooting 3-7.

Manchester Arena blast: What we know so far
Her Instagram account shows the pair together at one of Grande's earlier concerts. "I'm just hearing nothing - her phone's dead". General Election campaigning has been suspended after the suspected terrorist attack that killed 22 people in Manchester.

Trump Budget Deals 'Devastating Blow' To Low-Income Americans, Advocates Say
The website also noted the $610 billion in cuts to Medicaid over 10 years. Law enforcement and border security would get increases, however.

'Baywatch' is like 'The Avengers' on the beach: Zac Efron
She answered saying that " They think we speak a language called "Indian", it's like if you live in America you speak American". Zac Efron: "The cravings at least". "I don't know I'm still thinking about my third one", she added.

Microsoft Surface gets battery boost, better viewing angles
Hell, the Pro 4 was one of the greatest travel computers of all time, even with it waking up every five minutes like a newborn. The software is available only for government use and won't be sold to any other Chinese customers, Microsoft said.

Trump says he never mentioned Israel to Russians
This week, Trump has signaled that the mode of foreign engagement focusing on fostering Democratic ideals is ending. In his comments Monday, Trump said he had "found new reasons for hope" in his meetings with Arab leaders in Riyadh.

Google Payments Is Developing Better Ways For You to Spend Your Money
However, just to be cautious, it is always better to take your phone's backup before proceeding with any update - just in case. In its short history, Android smartphones went from a cheap alternative of the iPhone to some of the best phones on the market.

Scott Dixon robbed at gunpoint in Taco Bell
He leaps from second to first, passing Frenchman Simon Pagenaud, who was 23rd quickest in qualifying. Carpenter, his teammate JR Hildebrand and Power are the only Chevrolet drivers in the top nine.

Syrian fighters move even closer to ISIL's 'capital'
Since we are partners as we are friends and friendly countries, you should deport him as soon as legal procedures are complete". Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts.

© 2015 Chester Weekly. All Rights reserved.