Take time to thank all the past and current veterans at one of the many area services
OUTLYING COMMUNITIES MEMORIAL DAY 2012
9AM AT ARTHUR COMMUNITY HALL. POTLUCK AT COMMUNITY CENTER FOLLOWING SERVICE AT ARTHUR CEMETARY
9:30AM SERVICE AT TOWER CITY CEMETARY
10:30AM SERVICE AT BUFFALO CEMETARY
11AM PROGRAM AT BUFFALO COMMUNITY HALL AND NOON DINNER
9AM READING OF THE ROLL OF THE DEAD AT THE CASSELTON CEMETARY
10AM PARADE BEGINS AT FIRE HALL TO CASSELTON CEMETARY FOR PROGRAM. DINNER AT VETS CLUB
9AM SERVICE AT ZION CEMETARY 9:30 SERVICE AT WATSON CEMETARY
ERIE 11AM SERVICE AT ERIE CEMETARY DINNER FOLLOWING AT ERIE LEGION HALL
HUNTER 10:30 AM SERVICE AT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH SERVICE AT CEMETARY, POTLUCK FOLLOWING AT THE CHURCH
HOPE 10AM SERVICE AT HOPE AMERICAN LEGION, REMEBERANCE AT HOPE CEMETARY AND POTLUCK AT LEGION
KINDRED SERVICES AT 11 LOCATIONS FROM 8:05AM 12PM AT KINDRED AND 12:15 AT VETERANS MONUMENT
11AM SERVICES AT LEONARD CEMETARY FOLLOWED BY LUNCH AT LEONARD SENIOR CENTER
PAGE 10:30AM PROGRAM AT PAGE SCHOOL WITH PROGRAM CONCLUDING AT PAGE CEMETARY WITH DINNER AT SCHOOL CAFETERIA
DINNER AT 11AM WITH PROGRAM TO FOLLOW AT WALCOTT LUTHERAN CHURCH
- Fargo – Veterans will assemble at 8:20 a.m. at Holy Cross North Cemetery, 1502 32nd Ave. N. There will be a salute to veterans at 8:40 a.m., followed by a Memorial Day Mass at 9 a.m. hosted by Holy Cross Catholic Church. In case of rain, the Mass will be at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Fargo.
- At 9:30 a.m., veterans will assemble at Veterans Memorial Bridge between Fargo and Moorhead. A program will begin at 9:45 a.m.
- At 10:30 a.m., veterans will assemble at Riverside Cemetery, 2102 5th St. S. A ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. The keynote address will be given by Dan Michaels, Eagle 106.9 radio personality.
- Fargo AMVETS Post 7, 1001 1st Ave. S., is also inviting residents looking to retire old flags to drop them off for proper retirement at this time. The annual flag retirement ceremony will be held June 14.
- At 12:30 p.m., veterans will again gather for a ceremony at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 1715 52nd Ave. S., Fargo.
- Moorhead and Dilworth – The Moorhead American Legion and Dilworth VFW Post 1223 Color Guard have scheduled services at the following time and locations: Veterans Memorial Bridge, 7 a.m.; Sunset Memorial Gardens, Moorhead, 8:45 a.m.; Sabin (Minn.) cemeteries, 9 a.m.; Evergreen Cemetery, Moorhead, 9:50 a.m.; Prairie Home Cemetery, Moorhead, 10:15 a.m.; St. Joseph Cemetery North, Moorhead, 10:30 a.m.; and Riverside Cemetery North, Moorhead, 10:40 a.m.
- A program is scheduled at 11 a.m. at the National Guard Armory, 1002 15th Ave. N., Moorhead. Dilworth Mayor Chad Olson, National Guard member and Bosnia veteran, will deliver the keynote address.
- A Post Memorial service to honor Clay County veterans who have been killed in conflict will be held at 2 p.m. at the Moorhead American Legion, 303 30th St. N.
- West Fargo – A flag-raising ceremony is scheduled at 10:45 a.m. at the West Fargo VFW. A program will follow at 11 a.m. Ryan Taylor, Democratic state senator and candidate for North Dakota governor, will speak. Lunch will follow, with proceeds going to the Relief Fund for Veterans.