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May 21, 2012

Memorial Day activities

Marion County — Many events will be held in Marion County for Memorial Day weekend. 

 

Dallcher Legion Post #632 Announces Memorial Day Schedule
 
Dallcher Legion Post Commander Darrell Thomas, Jr. stated that the members of the American Legion, Dallcher Legion Post #632, Melcher-Dallas, Iowa will conduct its annual “Memorial Day” services on Monday, May 28, 2012, at the nine locations and the time scheduled for each place as listed below:
 
“The Public is Cordially Invited to Attend”
 
Location       Time
 
Tickle Cemetery…………………………………………………………………8:45 a.m.
 
St. Joseph Cemetery (Bauer)…………………………………………………….9:00 a.m.
 
St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery (Germantown)……………………………………..9:15 a.m.
 
Dallas Cemetery………………………………………………………………….9:40 a.m.
 
Fairview Cemetery……………………………………………………………….9:50 a.m.
 
Township Road…………………………………………………………………10:10 a.m.
 
Gosport Cemetery………………………………………………………………10:40 a.m.
 
Sacred Heart Cemetery (Melcher)………………………………………………11:00 a.m.
 
Melcher City Park………………………………………………………………11:45 a.m.
 
We would appreciate organizations like the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Lions Club, Fire Department and any other clubs to attend the Memorial Services in the park.

Memorial Day Flag Raising

Flags will be raised at Graceland Cemetery Friday, May 25, at 7 a.m. There will be a brief memorial tribute at the Veteran's Plot after the flag raising. Participants in the flag raising are invited to a free breakfeast at the Knoxville VFW. Flags will be taken down at 3 p.m., on Tuesday, May 29. Please join the American Legion, VFW, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts at these events. 

 

Pleasantville Memorial Day activities

Pleasantville American Legion, Post 108, will observe Memorial Day by holding ceremonies on May 28 at our local Cemeteries.  This year, we have been requested to add Spurgeon Cemetery to our schedule. Our plans, weather permitting, will be Pleasantville; 1000, Swan; 1030 and Spurgeon at 1100. For more information, please call Dennis Harkin, 515-729-8369 or Dennis Murphy, 515-250-5153.  

Memorial Weekend Activites at Lake Red Rock

 

There's always something happening at Lake Red Rock!  Check out these Memorial Weekend Programs and Activities:

Red Rock's Wildlife

Friday, May 25, 7 p.m., Whitebreast Campground Amphitheater

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