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Monongahela, Finleyville Memorial Day events set

| Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

The Monongahela Veterans Council announces the following schedule for the Finleyville and Monongahela Memorial Day observances:

May 26 – Finleyville

Stone Church Cemetery, 1 p.m.

Saint Francis of Assisi, 1:15 p.m.

Mingo Creek Cemetery, 1:30 p.m.

Finleyville Cemetery, 1:45 p.m.

Finleyville Community Center, 2 p.m.

Speaker Colonel James Chisholm, commander 2nd Brigade 28th Infantry Division, and commander 2nd Brigade Combat Team.

Participating units report to Finleyville Post 613 at 12:30 p.m.

Refreshments will be served at the American Legion Post 613 immediately after Community Center ceremonies.

May 27 – Monongahela

8:30 a.m., Parade units form at the intersection of Fourth and Main streets.

9 a.m., units march to First Street.

9:45 a.m., Services conducted at Monongahela Cemetery

Welcome - Tom Corey

Invocation - The Rev. John Fierro-True Vine Anglican Church

Flag Pledge - George Hutchko

Music selection - Ringgold High School Band

Logan's Orders - Matt Pringle

Introduce dignitaries - Bill Fawcett

Musical selection - Ringgold High School Band

Place Memorial Wreath - Mon Valley Leathernecks

Two Bell Naval Ceremony – Mid-Mon Valley Shipmates

Memorial tribute - Marge Hunter

Vocal selection - Kim Van Voorhis

Corey will introduce guest speaker

Final remarks - Corey

Benediction - Pastor Henry Frain, Carpenters Shop Church, Webster

Rifle Salute - Mon Valley Honor Guard

Taps - Ringgold High School Band

Additional services will be conducted as follows:

Victory Hill, 11 a.m.

New Eagle, noon

Sacred Heart Cemetery, 1 p.m.

Van Voorhis Honor Roll, 1:30 p.m.

Ginger Hill Memorial, 3 p.m.

Hazelkirk Memorial, 2:30 p.m.

Hazelkirk Bridge dedication, 3 p.m.

Carroll Township American legion, 3:30 p.m., refreshments

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