Annual Memorial Day Parade set for Monday

On Friday at 2 p.m., the American Legion Post 525 and the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 525 are hosting a service at the West Elementary School in Adena. May 29 in downtown Waterloo, followed by an 11 a.m. observance at Veterans Memorial Hall. The ceremony is set for 9 a.m. Monday, May 29. The Poppy Day distribution also honors all of Americas Veterans of five wars and two conflicts. During the ceremony, the hymn for each military branch will be played, according to town officials who invite all veterans to attend and be recognized.

Kearny will get the Memorial Day weekend underway early with its annual parade on Thursday, May 25.

Join with The American Legion and wear a red poppy Friday, May 26, to remember fallen heroes, show your support for those serving on active duty and keep your promise to honor veterans for generations to come. After the parade the service will take place at the Legion Memorial.


This year, The American Legion brings National Poppy Day to the United States.

Talmoon ceremonies on Monday, May 29 will be sponsored by Perry-Heide VFW Post 9703 and will be at 8:45 a.m.in Wirt, 9:25 a.m.in Sand Lake, 10:10 a.m.at Donnely, 10:50 a.m.at Jesse Lake, 11:30 a.m.in Marcell, and 12:10 p.m.at Suomi.

In the event of rain, the service will be held in the Municipal Council Chambers at 205 Claremont Avenue beginning at 10:00 a.m. If a Veteran's grave is inadvertently missed, there will be extra flags and holders at the main flagpole.

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