The Neil S. Lewison Post #439 of the American Legion in Melrose has set the following schedule for the 2017 Memorial Day program on Monday, May 29.
8:15 a.m.: Legionnaires muster at Melrose Legion Hall
8:30-8:45 a.m.: All marching units assemble in front of the Melrose-Mindoro Junior High School
9:15 a.m.: Program at Melrose Cemetery (the firing squad will split after this with part going to North Bend and South Beaver Creek Cemeteries and part going to Cataract Cemetery)
10:20 a.m.: Program at North Bend Cemetery
10:30 a.m.: Program at Cataract Cemetery
11 a.m.: Program at South Beaver Creek Cemetery
The music and song selections will be presented by the Melrose-Mindoro High School students under the direction of Mr. Eric Hanson and Mrs. Sharon Pfaff. In closing, the Legion Firing Squad will salute the dead.
A potluck lunch will be open to the public and held at the Melrose Legion Hall at 12 p.m. The May calendar drawing will be held after the potluck.