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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Memorial Day programs, ceremonies to be held across Kenosha County

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Memorial Day will be observed at various events across Kenosha County over the holiday weekend. Here is a list of programs, compiled by the Kenosha County Division of Veterans Services:

 

What: Memorial Day Ceremony at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery

Who: Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs, Secretary Daniel Zimmerman

When: Sunday, May 27, 11 a.m.

Where: 21731 Spring Street, Union Grove (adjacent to the Wisconsin Veterans Home)

Note: For more details, please contact Matt Berg at 262-878-5660.


What: Memorial Day Ceremony – to include singing of the National Anthem and “Eternal Father,” a flower dedication, and the U.S. Coast Guard providing the honor guard

Who: Navy Club Ship 40 Kenosha

When: Monday, May 28, 9 a.m.

Where: Navy Park, Sixth Avenue and 54th Street, Kenosha

Note: For more details, please contact Dick Stader at 262-654-9202.


What: Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade, Silver Lake

Who: American Legion Post 293, Silver Lake

When: Monday, May 28, 9 a.m. Service in front of the American Legion Hall to follow immediately after the parade.

Where: 307 N. Cogswell Drive, Silver Lake

Note: For more details, please contact Dennis Hackler at 262-889-8255.

 

What: Memorial Day Ceremonies and Parade, Twin Lakes

Who: American Legion Post 544, Twin Lakes

When: Monday, May 28. Ceremony to start at Mound Prairie Cemetery at 9 a.m., then move to St. John’s Cemetery at 9:30 a.m. Parade from Lance Park to the American Legion post to begin at 11 a.m., with a ceremony to follow at the Legion post.

Where: 989 Lance Drive, Twin Lakes

Note: For more details, please contact Mary Weil at 262-455-5520.

 

What: Memorial Day Ceremony

Who: American Legion Post 21, Kenosha

When: Monday May 28, 10 a.m.

Where: Green Ridge Cemetery, 6604 Seventh Ave., Kenosha

Note: The placement of flags with help from Harborside Academy students will take place at noon Wednesday, May 23 (rain date is noon Thursday, May 24). For more details, please contact Ron Hessil at 262-515-1746.


What: Memorial Day Ceremony

Who: Sunset Ridge Memorial Park and American Legion David Leet Post 552

When: Monday, May 28, 11 a.m.

Where: Sunset Ridge Memorial Park, 4300 Green Bay Road, Kenosha

Note: The program will include comments by U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson and keynote speaker Randolph Armstrong Moffat, senior military instructor at Kenosha Military Academy.


What: Memorial Day Ceremony

Who: VFW Post 7308, Pleasant Prairie Memorial Post

When: Monday, May 28, 2018, 11 a.m.

Where: Old St. Mark’s Cemetery, Ninth Court and 78th Street, Kenosha

Note: For more details, please contact George Stoeber at 262-909-1248.

 

What: Memorial Day and Flag Retirement ceremonies

Who: VFW Post 1865, Kenosha

When: Monday, May 28. Memorial Day Ceremony at noon, Flag Retirement Ceremony at 1 p.m.

Where: VFW Post 1865, 6618 39th Ave., Kenosha

Note: For more details, please contact Dennis Eis at 262-652-2751.


What: Memorial Day Ceremony – to include POW/MIA Service

Who: Kenosha Area Vietnam Veterans

When: Monday, May 28, noon

Where: Library Park, 711 59th Place, Kenosha

Note: For more details, please contact Rich Bowker at 262-694-1129.

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