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Memorial Day events planned

Posted: Friday, May 23rd, 2014

VALLEY — Summer kicks off in full force this weekend in the San Luis Valley with events ranging from a parade in Saguache to fireworks in Creede. Memorial Day commemorations are planned at Homelake, Alamosa and Creede.

Following are some of the events offered throughout the Valley this weekend:


• The San Luis Valley veterans’ organizations, American Legion VFW and Marine Corps League, will host Memorial Ceremonies on Monday, May 26, at 10 a.m. beginning at the VFW plot in Alamosa Cemetery. Ceremonies will then move to the American Legion plot and finally to the Spanish Cemetery on the Co-op Road. Veterans’ organizations will begin placing flags on all veteran graves at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 25, and the public is invited to join them and make sure all veterans receive the recognition they deserve. Contact: American Legion Adjutant Jack Rudder at 589-9393.

For the complete article see the 05-23-2014 issue.

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