• News
  • Global

Your guide to Memorial Day events in Eastern Iowa

Your guide to Memorial Day events in Eastern Iowa

The "Rose" Mass will take place at an outdoor altar.

10 a.m., York Springs Memorial Day Service will be held at Sunnyside Cemetery.

In Beverly and Waterford, the Memorial Day Parade sponsored by American Legion Post 389 will begin at 9 a.m. Monday at Fort Frye High School with the lineup beginning at 8:30 a.m. A second ceremony will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Ravenswood Cemetery. May 25 and 27, Windridge Memorial Park, 7014 S. Rawson Bridge Road, Cary. Celebration to follow the day-long event with dinner and entertainment at the Veterans Memorial and Rotary Pavilion along the Hastings riverfront which is free for marchers.

GREENFORD - Greenford Ruritan Club will host its Memorial Day parade, 9 a.m., speaker is Major Mark Stepuk; parade line-up starts at 8 a.m.at the Greenford Christian Church parking lot. Following the parade, there will be a ceremony of remembrance and grand reopening of Veterans Memorial Park led by the United Veterans Council of Kent County.

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. In 1946, the town passed a resolution that "the area at the easterly end of Narragansett Avenue be named Memorial Square in honor of all who died in the service of their country". We appreciate the military service of each and every one of our veterans. Here are some great events in Minnesota to honor those who have lost their lives for our freedom this Memorial Day weekend. The ceremony to retire worn, faded and tattered flags follows.

The red, white and blue of the American flag will fly high on the North Fork Monday, May 28, as local parades and ceremonies are held in observance of Memorial Day. The bell honors and supports veterans, and Marion Post 298 is in possession of the memorial tribute for this holiday weekend. The Port Byron Coe-Lamb Post of the American Legion will host the ceremony. Bob DePaul, 847-639-0267.

Milford Parade Chairman Remember Why We Gather On Memorial Day

May 28: South Kingstown Memorial Day Parade begins at 10am, starting on Holly Street, traveling down Main St. and ending at Saugatucket Park, with a ceremony to follow at the memorial. At 11 a.m. wreaths will be placed and special guests will speak.

Marshfield's American Legion Post 54 celebrated its recent remodeling with a dedication and ribbon cutting for the new Merkel Brothers Vietnam Veterans Memorial Patio on May 23. The parade has 12 divisions and is the oldest, continuing Memorial Day Parade in the nation and is the State of Ohio's official Memorial Day Parade.

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. Coffee and rolls will be served afterward by the Legion post's auxiliary. Information: Patrick Conley, 847-802-8280, post673@huntleylegion.org or 847-669-8485.

The annual Memorial Day parade will be held in downtown Toledo on Saturday. Flying aircraft are again a part of the ceremonies.

Whatever the reason, Logan was moved to take Memorial Day a step further. Food will be served at both locations following the program. Antique and military vehicles will also be on display.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 728 will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the WWI monument at Main and Gilbert. Events that will be going on to commemorate those who died in active military service include services, flag retirements and parades.

Leave Your Comment

Leave Your Comment

Latest News

Breaking News


San Antonio Leads Nation in 2017 Population Growth

For the first time, Redmond reached more than 30,000 residents and Prineville hit more than 10,000, the census data showed. In fact, for the second consecutive year, Seattle added more people in 2017 than all the King County suburbs combined.

Impressive Simon Yates on the cusp of securing Giro d'Italia glory

SIMON YATES retained the overall lead in the Giro d'Italia as Elia Viviani claimed his fourth stage of the race yesterday. It only changes my tactics for the coming days. "Unfortunately for the fans I can be a lot more defensive".

Brazil begin training for WC

Neymar was cleared to take part in training after undergoing a medical exams earlier Tuesday. It will be important when he plays 11 against 11 on a reduced pitch.

USA disinvites China from Pacific military exercises: Pentagon

Hours after the Fox report was published, the Pentagon a issued statement disinviting China from this year's RIMPAC exercise. In the Pentagon's Wednesday statement, it accused Xi of going back on his promise not to militarize the South China Sea.

Trump administration weighs slapping tariffs on auto imports

Almost half of the vehicles sold in the USA are imported, with numerous vehicles coming from assembly plants in Mexico and Canada. An industry group representing several foreign carmakers said the domestic industry did not need protection from competition.

Comcast confirms it's in 'advanced stages' of prepping 'New Fox' bid

Comcast announced it is "considering, and is in advanced stages of preparing" a challenge to Mr Murdoch's deal with Disney . The government is fighting that merger in court, and its outcome may determine the fate of Comcast's bid.

Gov. Abbott Convenes First Roundtable On School Safety After Santa Fe Shooting

About 42,000 students have been screened through the program, according to data provided by Texas Tech. One of the proposals they'd like to address is what's commonly known as a "red flag law".

Unai Emery outlines Arsenal aims in first press conference

He has also failed to defeat Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho in five meetings, recording just one draw. Emery moved to Sevilla where he won three consecutive Europa League trophies in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Lava flow closes in on Hawaii power plant

Most of this lava is flowing toward the Pacific and away from worry spots like more populated areas and that geothermal plant. The public "should feel pretty comfortable that there should be no untoward events from Puna Geothermal Venture ".

Kelly sues him for sexual assault and herpes infection

Officials advised her to record a phone call with Kelly on it-in efforts to see if he would admit to giving her the STD. Rodgers also claims that she was contacted by a relative of a different woman who had relations with R.