American Legion Post 59 of Florence will host a public Memorial Day veterans’ remembrance ceremony to lay wreaths on the Siuslaw River, Monday, May 29, at Veterans’ Memorial Park. The park is next to The River House Inn, 1202 Bay St., where Kingwood St. intersects Bay St. in Old Town Florence. The ceremony begins at noon.
The public is welcome to bring natural, fully biodegradable wreaths in remembrance of family or friends who were lost in battle while serving in the US Armed Forces. There is no cost to participate. For those wishing to participate, registration of wreaths, and the names for whom they represent, begins at 11:30 a.m.
A Salute in Rememberance, Sunday, May 28th with a Memorial Day Parade through downtown Reedsport beginning at 1:30pm, followed by a Memorial Ceremony at Hahn Memorial Park, There’s a Veterans meet and greet and Dinner at the Presbyterian Church at 4pm followed by a Patriotic Concert at Pacific Auditorium.
On Memorial Day Monday the Reedsport Chamber invites you to a 10am Memorial Day service at the Masonic Cemetery. For more information contact the Reedsport Winchester Bay Chamber of Commerce at 541 – 271 – 3495