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Veterans announce Memorial Day events

After the memorial ceremony, the parade will be ordered to resume march to its starting point. All parade participants are invited to the Cazenovia Fire House for a light lunch after the parade.

Other events for this Memorial Day include:

Noon: Memorial service with The American Legion Rifle Squad at the Evergreen Cemetery on Fenner Road to honor veterans buried in all of our community cemeteries.

3 p.m.: Observance of a national time of silence.

Graveside flags and regular flags can be purchased at John Colligan & Sons Service Center on Albany Street.

The traditional poppy will be sold by Legion members along the parade route and on May 28 at other locations the Saturday before Memorial Day. Merchant locations for poppy sales will be located at Tops, Buyea's, Oneida Bank and Kinney Drugs.

For those veterans who wish to participate in the 8 a.m. Erieville Memorial Day parade, please meet at 6:45 a.m. at Dave's Diner for breakfast.

Bill Tilson, proprietor of Dave's Diner at Cazenovia Common Grounds on Albany St. is also offering a free cup of morning coffee to all veterans on Memorial Day.

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