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June 22, 2018

5/18/2018 2:20:00 PM
Avoca Memorial Day Observances

Prior to Memorial Day on Wednesday May 23, members of Avoca American Legion Post 335 will meet at the village hall parking lot at 6:15 p.m. First stop will take place at North Otter Creek Biglow Hill at 6:30 p.m. Second stop will take place at the old country shop located on Highways 133 and 130 in Clyde at 6:45 p.m. Third stop will be at Fairview at 7 p.m. followed by a fourth stop on Highway P at the Pulaski Church Cemetery. At each stop, names of military veterans buried at each stop will be read. After names are read, 21 gun salute and taps will take place.

On Monday May 28, American Legion Post 335 and Auxiliary will also have a ceremony at Avoca Cemetery starting at 9 a.m. At this ceremony there will be a veteran name reading during which time the youth will present flags to be hung on wooden crosses. People can arrive between 8:30-8:45 a.m. if they would like to come earlier. In case of unfavorable weather, the ceremony will be held at the Avoca School. "





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