WESTBROOK, Minnesota (STPNS) -- Dovray Memorial Day Services
Dovray will be holding their traditional Memorial Day Services at 9:00 a.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church. Speaker will be John Wiggins. Also an evening of fun and fellowship in downtown Dovray will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, May 26 as Memorial Day is celebrated with a picnic (please bring your own meat to grill and a dish to pass). The evening will conclude with a Ceremonial Burning of Flags so please bring any unserviceable flags you have with you to the picnic as well.
Veteran’s Memorial Park planned
This year, the Dovray American Legion and Dovray/Westbrook American Legion Auxiliary Post 632 have voted to build a small Veteran’s Memorial Park along the Main Street in Dovray. They are convinced that the highest honor that can be bestowed on our military is to remember them. Help is needed in achieving this undertaking. They are appreciative of any donations/memorials given. Their goal for this year is to at least purchase cement, flags, flag poles, and lighting and perhaps even some plants, trees or shrubs to help them to further the realization of their vision to give the honor and tribute that is so justly deserved to our local Veterans. The meaning of “Service to Country” is near and dear to many hearts and they hope you consider their request to honor those who gave their best to this country.
Storden Memorial Day Program
Memorial Day Program will be held Monday, May 26, at 10:30 a.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church. Speaker will be Ted Seuss.
There will be Roll Call and placing of poppies on the crosses at the park and a salute. That will be followed with a free dinner for all at the legion.
Walnut Grove Memorial Day Program
Memorial Day Program will be held Monday, May 26, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. in the WG school gymnasium
Guest speaker: former superintendent of schools WWG, Mr. Stephen Kjorness
WG American Legion Post 267 and Auxiliary Unit 267 will present colors and reading of wars.
There will be placing wreathes on the crosses to commemorate the wars and unknown soldier.
The 5th and 6th grade band will play.
Westbrook Memorial Day Services
Monday, May 26 Westbrook VFW and American Legion will perform services as follows:
9:00 a.m. – Rosehill Cemetery – Rural Westbrook
9:15 a.m. – Mennonite Cemetery – Rural Westbrook
The Memorial Day Services will be held at the Westbrook-Walnut Grove High School Gymnasium at 10:30 a.m., the speaker will be Pastor Bruce Berg. There will be a short ceremony at the Westbrook Cemetery following the services.
All participants should meet at the Westbrook VFW Club at 8:30 a.m.
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