Memorial Day 2018

May 2, 2018

To Whom It May Concern,

The following is a News Release regarding the schedule of Memorial Services and the annual parade on Memorial Day May 28th, 2018.

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The American Legion, Kiltonic Post 72 will be conducting Memorial services at the following locations in Southington on the morning of Memorial Day Monday, May 28th:

 

Panthorn Park located on Burritt St. 7:30 AM

Wonx Springs Cemetery located on Marion Ave. 7:45 AM

Quinnipiac Cemetery located on Marion Ave. 8:00 AM

Recreation Park, located on Southend Road 8:20 AM

South End Cemetery located on Southend Road 8:30 AM

Immaculate Cemetery located on South End Road 8:35 AM

Orchards at Southington located on Hobart St. 8:45 AM

 

The Marine Corps League will be conducting Memorial services at the following locations in Southington on the morning of Memorial Day Monday, May 28th:

 

Memorial Park located on Woodruff St. 7: 30 AM

Oak Hill Cemetery located at the intersection of 7: 45 AM

Queen St. and Flanders Rd.

Holy Trinity Cemetery located on Prospect St. 8: 05 AM

West Street Cemetery located on West Street Extension 8: 15 AM

St. Thomas Cemetery located on Meriden Ave. 8: 35 AM

 

The Veteran organizations from Southington will hold a joint Flag raising ceremony at the Southington Care Center at 9:00AM.

Times given are approximate and may vary slightly.                             

Participants of this year’s Annual Memorial Day Parade are to form at Derynoski Elementary School’s lower parking lot on Eden Ave., between 9:45 AM and 10:15 AM step off at 10:30 AM.

The parade will take the following route;
entering Eden Ave., proceeding west to Liberty St., right (north), on to Liberty St., proceeding through the intersection at Columbus Ave., continuing onto the intersection  at Center St., right (east, against traffic) onto Center St., proceeding to the town green, again turning right onto Apple Way passing Post-72, continuing to Columbus Ave., making the final right hand turn (west) on to Columbus Ave., where the participating school bands, civic organizations and local groups will disband and disperse.

A Ceremony honoring Veterans will be held immediately following the parade in front of the American Legion Home, at 64 Main St. Southington CT.

For additional information please contact Jason Cap, Senior Vice Commander at jcap@kiltonicpost72.org or 860-305-3673.