Memorial Day

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Date(s) - May 30, 2016
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Here is the Schedule of Events to be held by the Sutherland American Legion post 152:

9:00 am: Assembly of Color Bearers, Guards and Firing Squad at Legion

9:30 am: Ceremony at Liberty Cemetery

Ceremony Services:

Chaplin Prayer

Honoring & Decoration of Grave of Unknown Soldier

Firing Squad & Taps

Retire the Colors

10:00 am: Willoway Complex Dining Room

Coffee, Cookies and drink

Short Patriotic Program

Luminary Memorial Display

11:00 am: Ceremony at Waterman Cemetery

Order Of March:

Color Bearers & Guards

South O’Brien School Band

Legion Firing Squad

Legions & Auxiliary Members

Ceremony Services:

Selection by SOHS Band

National Anthem

Dedication of new Flags for Avenue of Flags

Chaplin Prayer

Honoring & Decoration of Grave of Unknown Soldier

Firing Squad

Retire the Colors

11:30 am: Program at the Sutherland Legion Hall

Opening Song – Sheila Weaver, Terran Ebel and Shirley Lenhart

Advancement of Colors – All rise

Pledge of Allegiance to the US Flag by Audience

Welcome by Commander


Invocation: Father Tim Hogan

Gettysburg Address: Sam Nelson

Flanders Field: Amanda Litka

Patriotic Song

Speaker: Father Tim Hogan

Commander Poem: Come Visit my Grave

Benediction: Father Tim Hogan

Patriotic Song

Retire the Colors

Immediately following the program Legion Auxiliary will serve lunch in the lower level of the Legion Hall. Adults – $8.00 / children 10 & under – $4.00

4:00 pm: Take down flags and poles at Waterman Cemetery – ALL HELP IS APPRECIATED


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