May 2015
STURGEON BAY MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Brief ceremonies will be conducted at Bayside cemetery at 8:30 am, St. Joseph's cemetery at 9 am, and the Dorchester at 9:30 am. The ceremony at the Door County Veterans Memorial (in front of City Hall) will begin at 10 am. The Chaplain will be Pastor Kolterjahn and American Legion Post 72 will be providing the rifle squad.  The speaker will be Vietnam Veteran David Riva.  The Peninsula Symphonic Band will play patriotic music before and during the ceremony.  Andy Anderson and Mary Nickel will sound echo taps.  Refreshments after the ceremony will be provided by AMVETS Post 51.  The public is asked to bring lawn chairs - as seating will be limited. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held in the Sturgeon Bay Fire Department bays.

For more information:
Scott A. McFarlane
(920) 746-2225
Memorial Day at Green Bay Botanical Garden
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Monday, May 25; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

Admission to Green Bay Botanical Garden is FREE for all military personnel and veterans! Please visit www.gbbg.org to learn more or call the Garden at (920)490-9457.

For more information:
Green Bay Botanical Garden
Kewaunee Memorial Day Observance
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

To honor the deceased verterans in their respective communities, the annual Kewaunee Memorial Day observance under the auspices of Kewaunee Post 29 of the American Legion, will be held att eh Courthouse by the kewaunee County War Memorial.

Veterans will assemble a teh Post 29 American Legioun building at 9:30 am and proceed to the Kewaunee Care Center for a serice on the Care Center grounds at 9:45.

The Color Guard, firing squad, and veterans will then proceed to Kewaunee High School to join the HS Band, Fire Dept and other parade units.  the parade wil begin at 10:15 and proceed to Riverview Cemetery for a firing, then on to Holy Rosary Church cemetery for a firing.  The parade will then proceed to the Kewaunee County Courthouse for the ceremony. 

Please bring a lawn chair! Immediately following the ceremony, the public is invited by teh American Legion for refreshments and lunch a tthe Kewaunee Legion Building.

In the event of inclement weather, the program will be held at teh Kewaunee High School gymnasium at 11:15.

For more information:
Tara LaCrosse
BILLY WEISS POST NO. 527 MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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NORTHERN DOOR MEMORIAL SERVICE
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

American Legion Billy Weiss Post 527 and VFW Post 8337.  Music by Gibraltar Band and First Baptist Church choir, presentation of the Colors, Invocation by Gary Scharrig, Lay Pastor at St. paul's Lutheran Church in Juddville, Pledge of Allegiance by Boy Scouts, LCDR Cary Godwin, Captain of USCG Mobil Bay, Taps by Dale Seaquist, his 68th consecutive year sounding taps, and Charles Eckardt will sound Echo.

Please note a short ceremony will also be held at Hendrickson Park, at the corner of Hwy 42 and Mill Road at 8:30 am.

For more information:
Bill Becker
(920) 421-1571
WASHINGTON ISLAND MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Ellen Graf will talk about the Quilts of Valor program, and there will be a reading of student essays.  Everyone will then march to the cemetery where there will be bagpipes, a rifle squad, and a bugler sounding taps.  The names of departed comrades will be read, followed by a prayer and the placement of a wreath at Schoolhouse Beach.

For more information:
Bill Nauta