Memorial Day observations and ceremonies and related events are slated to take place today across the State and nation. Locally, services are scheduled to begin at 10-a.m. in the commons area at the Atlantic High School (Updated 6:45-a.m.) This is a change of location from the Atlantic Cemetery. KJAN will broadcast the service live.
In Anita, Memorial Day observances will be held at the CAM High School at 10:30am. (Updated 8:10am) This is a change of location from the Anita Evergreen Cemetery.
Audubon’s Memorial Day services will be held at Arlington Cemetery, beginning at 10-a.m. In Brayton, the service will be held at the Brayton Town Hall beginning at 10-a.m.
In Elk Horn, American Legion Post 322 services will be held beginning at 9:30-a.m., at the Clay Township Cemetery; There will also be a 10-a.m. service at the Monroe Methodist Cemetery, and a church service at the Elk Horn Lutheran Church at 11-a.m. will be followed by a Military service at the cemetery. In Exira, services will take place at 9:45-a.m. in the Rec Center (Updated 9:20-a.m.), with a patriotic interlude by the Exira Community Band.
In Grant, services will be held in the Grant Cemetery at 11-a.m, followed by the Grant United Methodist Church’s annual Memorial Day Dinner from 11:30 am – 1 pm on May 25th for a free-will offering. The menu includes: sloppy joe or ham sandwich, baked beans, assorted salads, pies and desserts, and coffee, tea or lemonade. All money raised by the dinner supports the Grant United Methodist Women and their work for mission projects and the Grant church.
In Kimballton, AMVETS Post 51 will hold services at Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery at Jacksonville, beginning at 9:30-a.m.
In Lewis, there will be a Pancake Breakfast serviced by the Lewis Town & Country Boosters and The Pancake Man. The event takes place at the Lewis Community Center from 7:30-a.m. until 10:30-a.m., with pancakes, sausages, juice and coffee all for your free will donation.
And in Walnut, Memorial Day services will be held in the Layton Township Cemetery beginning at 10-a.m.