TRI-CITY AREA — Memorial Day services are planned for communities around the area on Monday, May 29.
In Imlay City, services will be held at 10 a.m. at the memorial site at the corner of Fourth St. and Almont Ave., near the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library. The Imlay City high school band will be taking part in the ceremony this year along with special guests speakers. In past years, members of the VFW and American Legion have taken part in other nearby services at cemeteries in Imlay Township and at Mount Calvary.
In Almont, members of the American Legion Post #479 are planning a brief service that is scheduled to take place beginning at 11 a.m. at Burley Park. The park is located west of Van Dyke Rd. According to organizers, the service will include a prayer, honoring Almont’s approximately 30 war heros who have paid the ultimate price and a laying of a wreath.
Capac will be hosting a 10 a.m. service Monday that will include participation by the Capac high school band. Their service will be held at the memorial site near Kaatz Funeral Home on N. Main St. Anyone who has served, or is currrently home on leave, is welcome to take part in the parade and asked to be at the lineup by 9 a.m. A second service has been planned at the Capac cemetery at 10:30 a.m.
In Dryden, the Dryden Vets annual parade is scheduled with lineup at the Dryden Elementary school and stepping off at 10 a.m., proceeding to downtown. Those who have served in the military have held services at both Memorial Park and Mount Pleasant cemeteries in past years. It is expected they will have rememberance services at both locations on Monday, May 29.