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Upcoming Memorial Day events

May 26, 2008

Today

Rest Haven Cemetery will hold its annual Memorial Day celebration today at 11 a.m. More than 300 American flags, donated by families of veterans, will be flown. Music, including a bagpipe rendition of "Amazing Grace" and music by the Appalachian Wind Quintet, will be played on the hill adjacent to Rest Haven Funeral Home and Chapel.




The Beaver Creek and Mount Lena communities will join in a Memorial Day ceremony today at 11 a.m. at Mount Lena United Methodist Church, 21234 Mount Lena Road, Boonsboro.




WAYNESBORO, Pa. - The annual Memorial Day Parade and service begins with the parade at 9 a.m. followed by a service at Memorial Park. The parade begins at Cumberland Valley Avenue and heads east on Main Street. The route heads south on Broad Street before ending at the park.

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Friday, May 30

The Joint Veterans Council of Washington County will conduct a Memorial Day remembrance ceremony Friday at 9 a.m. at Martin L. "Marty" Snook Memorial Park in Halfway. The featured speaker will be Maryland's Secretary of Veterans Affairs James A. Adkins.




The Funkstown War Memorial will be rededicated in a 3 p.m. ceremony Friday. The memorial, at the east end of town at Edgewood Drive and Alt. U.S. 40., commemorates the sacrifices veterans have made fighting for freedom.

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