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The Meridian Weekly – May 23, 2021

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Cover Photo – Memorial Day Activities:

City of St Johns: Sunday, May 30, 2021: Mount Rest Cemetery in St Johns at 11am. The public is invited to join the Honor Guard from VFW Post 4113 and American Legion along with Commander Hunter Desander who will MC the ceremony. Veteran flags will fly at the cemetery on both Sunday and Monday along the Avenue of Flags.

City of Ovid: Monday, May 31, 2021: Maple Grove Cemetery in Ovid at 11am. The public is invited to join in the Memorial Day Service. Honor Guards from Ovid VFW Post 8964 and Elsie American Legion post 502, Pastor Audie Clairmont of the Church of the Living Word and City of Ovid Mayor, Bill Lasher, will take part in the service.

City Of Laingsburg: Monday, May 31, 2021: Laingsburg Cemetery at 10am. American Legion Post 248 Commander, Alex Hagerty and Post Honor Guard will perform the service. Afterwards the public is invited to the Post Home for a Flag Raising Service and refreshments of Hot Dogs, Chips and Soda.

Village of Elsie: Monday, May 31, 2021: Downtown Elsie, on the former bank lawn at 9:30am. Those taking part in the service include: Elsie American Legion Post 502 Commander, Gene Nethaway, Honor Guard Members from Post 502 in Elsie and VFW Post 8964 in Ovid, Pastor, Andy Goodrich from Duplain Church of Christ, Veteran Speaker, Richard Black, First Vice Commander, Post 502 and Key Note Speaker, State Senator, Tom Barrett. The Eureka Cemetery Association will be holding there Memorial Day Services on Monday May 31st at 10 am. Pastor Keith Whipple will be providing the services at the Cemetery on Hyde Rd. Any more info needed please call 989-224-6197 .