MEMORIAL DAY ACTIVITIES

Amery Memorial Day Program

A Salute to Veterans

Monday, May 28, 2018

      The Parade will form at the Central Avenue Bridge at 10:15 a.m. All        Legionnaires, V.F.W. Post & Auxiliary Units, Veterans of all conflicts, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Fraternal and Civic Bodies, Cadet Band Members and all other units will meet as per above.

        The program begins at the Central Avenue Bridge at 10:45 a.m. honoring those veterans lost at sea.

Placing of Wreaths Auxiliary members: Marion Christensen & Phyllis Martinson

AT THE CEMETARY 11 A.M.

 

Master of Ceremonies………………. D. Gilliespie & B. Hegg

Invocation……………. ……………  Pastor Barry Schaefer,

"         "……………..Cadet Band, Meredith Enjaian, Director

Pledge of Allegiance…………………Boy Scouts – Scout, 

"     ”…...Cadet Band, Meredith Enjaian, Director

Address………………………..……...Daniel Tolan, Polk County Circuit Judge

Placing of Crosses…...V.F.W. Auxiliary – Alice Golden & Shirley Thompson

Reading of Veterans names deceased from Polk Co. last year. Aux. 

"                                   ”..Cadet Band, Meredith Enjaian,

Firing Squad …………………………V.F.W. & American Legion

Taps…......Cadet Band Members: 

Raising of the Flag

Benediction…...Pastor Barry Shaefer

 Following Memorial Day Services, all veterans and their families are invited for appetizers and refreshments at the VFW Hall, 730 North Wisconsin Ave., Amery.

MEMORIAL OBSERVANCES

To the memory of its deceased veterans, Amery will humbly pay tribute Friday, May 25 and Monday May 28, in exercises to be conducted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7929 and Auxiliary, Larson Torgerson Post 169 American Legion.

AMERY AREA CEMETERY SCHEDULES:

All post members will meet at the American Legion hall at 6 pm Friday May 25, for the purpose of visiting cemeteries in the Amery area. Wear your Post cap, white shirt, dark pants, Black Scarf & Braids.

Military Honors will be conducted at each cemetery to Honor our departed comrades. Taps played by Cadet Band members:                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

 

Please note time changes from previous years!

 

South Detail: East Lincoln 6:30 p.m.; Maplehill 6:50 pm, East Immanuel Lutheran 7:10 pm, Wagon Landing 7:25 pm, Little Falls 7:45 pm, Deronda 8:00 pm, Garfield (Trinity) 8:20pm.

 

North Detail: Apple River Free Mission 6:30 pm, St. Mary’s Range 6:55 pm, Elim-Range 7:15 pm, Shiloh 7:35 pm, Balsam Lutheran 8:00 pm, Volga 8:20 pm, and Fox 8:30 pm.. 

Memorial Day Pictures
 

Invocation