• Memorial Day Celebrations

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    Name: Memorial Day Celebrations
    Date: May 28, 2018
    Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT
    Portland MI VFW
    Event Description:
    All Veterans, Reservists and Active Duty are invited.  Beginning with 
    • 8am Breakfast at VFW
    • 9:30 Assemble at Power Park west of Veteran Memorial Bridge for any parade participants not riding on VFW float.    VFW float riders will assemble between Veteran Memorial Bridge & Kent St. 
    10am activities for the community to join in with respect and honor for our United States Service Persons.
    • Parade begins at Veterans Memorial Bridge and progresses east up Bridge St.
    • Parade stops at Lehman Funeral Home for Wreath Presentation
    • Parade rests at top of Bridge St hill between three churches for Ceremonial Bell Ringing
    • Parade continues to Portland Cemetery for services including: 
      • Color Guard
      • 100 year Commemoration of World War I
      • High School Band
      • Rifle Squad Salute
    Pot Luck Luncheon at VFW following Parade & Services.  
    Location:
    VFW - 1324 E. Bridge St,  Portland MI
    Parade route from Veterans Memorial Bridge @ Kent St following Bridge St to Portland Cemetary
    Date/Time Information:
    Monday May 28, 2018
    8am - 2pm   
    Parade starting at 10am with Pot Luck Luncheon to follow
    Contact Information:
    Bill Almy 616-540-0917
    Fees/Admission:
    FREE  -  Donations always welcome
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