UPDATED RELEASE: 5/19/2020
American Legion Kiltonic Post 72
American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 announces plans for Memorial Day
Parade is Cancelled. Most Services will continue with social distancing and available live stream.
Southington, CT – The American Legion Kiltonic Post 72, located across from the town green at 64 Main Street, has announced the schedule for Memorial Day 2020. Due to the consistent changes with regards to the current COVID-19 pandemic, everything is subject to change and we suggest that you check our facebook page at facebook.com/kiltonicpost72 for updates. After consulting with the Health Department, we regretfully will have to cancel the Memorial Day Parade this year. We will still be conducting most memorial services with the exception of at nursing homes. The schedule is listed below. Some of the services will be live streamed and we will provide more details closer to Memorial Day regarding the live stream.
We will have our normal Memorial Day service at 10:30am. This will be live streamed on Facebook so anyone who wishes to watch and pay tribute to our brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice can do so safely online. Any questions regarding Memorial Day that are not outlined in this release or at a later date on our Facebook page may reach out to Jason Cap, Senior Vice Commander at email@example.com
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 25th:
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
The Marine Corps League will be conducting Memorial services at the following locations in Southington on the morning of Memorial Day Monday, May 25th:
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 Sons of the American Legion will host a flag raising ceremony outside the Southington Care Center at 9:00AM.
Times given are approximate and may vary slightly. Locations denoted with an asterisk * will be live streamed on Facebook.
A Ceremony honoring Veterans will be held at 11am in front of the American Legion Home, at 64 Main St. Southington CT and will be live streamed via Facebook.
Bob Abbott – Communications Officer firstname.lastname@example.org 860-424-7683
Jason Cap – Senior Vice Commander email@example.com 860-305-3673
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