Legion Post 33 looking for drivers, military vehicles for Memorial Day events (173)

MEREDITH — Amderican Legion Post #33 Commander Bob Kennelly has issued a request for more cars and military vehicles to take part in the annual Memorial Day services in this community on Monday, May 27.
''We are getting older and a lot of us now need a ride,'' said Kennelly,noting that many of the veterans taking part are in their 70s.
He announced the following schedule for Memorial Day.
— 8 a.m., Oakland Cemetery, Meredith Center, with service by Rev. Robert Lemieux.
— 9 a.m., Meredith Village Cemetery, Rte. 3, with service by Rev. Dennis Audet.
— 9:30 a.m., assemble at Post 33 parking lot on Plymouth Street.
— 9:50 a.m., parade to library starts at Post 33.
— 10 a.m., ceremony at library with service, (no rifle firing).
— 10:15 a.m., ceremont at Swazey Cemetery, Lang Street, with service by Post 33 Chaplain Henry Hall.
— 10:30 a.m., Hesky Park Bandstand, with service by Rev. Russell Rowland.
— 10:45 a.m., POW/MIA Memorial with speech by Bob Jones.
— 11 a.m., Back to Post #33 for ice cream for scouts and lunch.
Honor Guard Band and members then go to Center Harbor for parade and ceremonies in that community.