MEMORIAL DAY EVENTS MONDAY MAY 27, 2013

by Christian Mower on May 24, 2013

VARIOUS EVENTS ARE BEING HELD IN THE VALLEY AND WESTERN MAINE MONDAY TO MARK MEMORIAL DAY.

NORTH CONWAY AMERICAN LEGION POST 95 AND BARTLETT VFW POST 5386 WILL ONCE AGAIN TEAM UP FOR A NUMBER OF EVENTS, STARTING AT 9 A.M. AT THE COMMON IN JACKSON, WHERE A PARADE WILL PROCEED TO THE JACKSON CEMETERY, WITH A SERVICE TO FOLLOW. VETERANS WILL THEN PROCEED TO THE INTERVALE CEMETERY NEAR ROUTE 16A FOR A SERVICE, THEN TO THE GLEN CEMETERY FOR A SERVICE, THEN TO THE BARTLETT ROUNDHOUSE NORTH OF THE VILLAGE TO THE PARK FOR A SERVICE, THEN TO THE VFW HALL NEAR BEAR NOTCH RD. IN BARTLETT FOR LUNCH, THEN TO THE NORTH CONWAY CEMETERY AT 2 P.M. FOR THEIR FINAL SERVICE OF THE DAY.

POST COMMANDER LARRY AYERS SAYS CONWAY’S AMERICAN LEGION POST 46 WILL START ITS EVENTS MONDAY MORNING WITH A SERVICE AND SALUTE AT 8 A.M. AT THE LYMAN CEMETERY IN MADISON, THEN PROCEED TO THE MADISON TOWN OFFICE FOR A PARADE. MEMBERS WILL THEN PROCEED TO KENNETT MIDDLE SCHOOL IN CONWAY FOR A WREATH LAYING CEREMONY AT 11:30 A.M., FOLLOWED BY A GUN SALUTE AND PLAYING OF TAPS, THEN AT 12:30 P.M. MEMBERS WILL CONDUCT A SERVICE AND WREATH LAYING AT THE CONWAY CEMETERY NEAR WASHINGTON ST. MEMBERS WILL THEN PROCEED TO MINERAL SPRINGS NURSING HOME TO VISIT WITH GUESTS. AYERS SAYS HE HOPES TO CONDUCT MORE ACTIVITIES IN CONWAY NEXT YEAR, INCLUDING A PARADE.

IN MOULTONBOROUGH, A PARADE STARTS AT 10 A.M.AT BLAKE RD. AND PROCEEDS TO TOWN HALL VIA ROUTE 25. VETERANS WILL RIDE IN THE SPECIAL TROLLEY. WREATHS WILL BE PRESENTED AT BLAKE ROAD, THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND THE PUBLIC LIBRARY. A CEREMONY HONORING VETERANS WILL FOLLOW AT TOWN HALL

IN MAINE, IN LOVELL, MEMBERS OF FRYEBURG/LOVELL VFW POST 6783 WILL CONDUCT A SERVICE AT THE MEMORIAL MONUMENT AT 11 A.M. MEMBERS WILL THEN PROCEED TO FRYEBURG, WHERE A PARADE WILL STEP OFF FROM THE LEGION HALL ON BRADLEY STREET AT 1 P.M. AND PROCEED TO BRADLEY PARK, WITH A MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL FOLLOW.

IN HARRISON, A PARADE WILL STEP OFF FROM THE UNITED PARISH CHURCH AT 9:00 A.M. WITH A MEMORIAL SERVICE TO FOLLOW AT THE CHURCH AT 10 A.M.

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