Memorial Day

Event Date: Mon, 2015-05-25

The 69th annual Avonworth Community Memorial Day Parade will take place Monday, May 25, beginning at 10 a.m.

Parade division numbers I and II will march along Center Avenue in Emsworth and continue along Church Avenue in Ben Avon. Division III emergency services will line up at the former Shop ‘n Save lot and join the parade there.

Services will begin at 11 a.m. at Lance Cpl. Kenny Field. Robert B. Jones, mayor of Ben Avon and Vietnam War veteran, will be the guest speaker.

In case of rain, services will be held at Sacred Heart Church, in Smith Center.

There will be a Memorial Day service on Monday, May 25, at 11 a.m. in Bayne Park, Bellevue.

After an invocation and the raising of the flag, Mayor Paul Cusick will share a story of the Four Chaplins. The music of Gillian Withey and Sara Hopkins will be featured.

Refreshments will be served immediately following the ceremony.