2015 Memorial Day Plans

Members of Legion Post #142 and Auxiliary gather for raising of the colors - Memorial Day 2011

Members of Legion Post #142 and Auxiliary gather for raising of the colors – Memorial Day 2011

Memorial Day
Monday, May 25th at 11:00 a.m.

Post #142 will conduct a ‘Flag Lowering and Raising Commemoration Ceremony’
at the Powell Cemetery.
The Public is invited.

Afterward, we will conduct a similar flag ceremony at the Hut, followed by a reception with refreshments.
The Auxiliary will be participating, and included in our plans.
The Hut Ceremony and Reception will be RESERVED for families/members.

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Babo Carter is organizing volunteers to place flags, prior to the Memorial Day weekend.
More details and times to be announced.

Friday, May 15th
We successfully placed flags on Main Street, and Highway 99 and Highway 20.

Friday, May 22nd at 9:00 am
We will be out at the Powell Cemetery to place small stick flags on all of the graves.
Babo will have maps of the veterans’ graves, located at the cemetery.
We will need ‘all hands on deck’, for this event; and we are looking for community groups to help out.

Wednesday, May 27th
We will be taking down and collecting all flags, following the Memorial Day Weekend.

For more information, contact:  Charles O’Leary, 918-697-9130.

About Gary Lanham

Authors the weekly article "News from the Hut", about local American Legion Post #142 in Hominy, OK. Read his weekly articles in the "Hominy News Progress".
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