May 29 – Memorial Day

26 May

Athens

Breakfast and Lunch: The American Legion will be serving breakfast at the Post home on May 29 from 7 am-9 am. The community is invited. The American Legion, Athens VFW and Athens AMVETS along with other veterans’ organizations will serve lunch following the ceremony and parade at post home locations. The community is invited to attend all Memorial Day lunches.

Parade: There will be a parade through Uptown Athens to the cemetery starting at 10:30 am. The parade will line up behind the Athens middle school from 9:30 am-10 am. The parade route is from Washington Street to Court Street to Union Street to the West Union Cemetery. If anyone is interested in participating in the Memorial Day Parade, call The American Legion at 740-592-4027.

Memorial Day Service: A Memorial Day ceremony will be held on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 11 am at the West Union Cemetery in Athens sponsored by local veterans’ organizations.

NAMI Memorial Day on The Ridges: The Athens Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will hold a Memorial Day ceremony at Cemetery Two on the Ridges in Athens on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 1 pm to fight stigma against persons with mental illnesses.

New Marshfield

Memorial Day Service: A Memorial Day ceremony led by Gilham-Frank Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8804 will be held on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 10 am at the New Marshfield Cemetery.

Lunch for Veterans: A free lunch for veterans follows the ceremony at the Waterloo Township Fire Department and entertainment by the Alexander High School Marching Band. Visit www.gilhamfrankvfwpost8804.com or call Mike Brown at 740-664-1359 for more information.

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