Cazenovia Veterans prepare for Memorial Day

Colonel Dorsey is a Command Pilot with more than 3,700 flying hours in the T-38, A-10 and F-16. He has operational flying experience in operations Southern Watch, Noble Eagle, Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. He currently resides in Cazenovia with his wife Janet and their children.

After the memorial ceremony, the parade will be ordered to resume its 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 a noon memorial service at St. James Cemetery on Lincklaen Road to honor veterans buried in all of our community cemeteries, and a 3 p.m. observance of a national time of silence.

Graveside flags and regular flags can be purchased at The Chamber of Commerce, located 51 Albany St. and reachable at 655-9243; or Gene Gissin Photography, located at 25 Williams St. and reachable at 655-2224.

The traditional poppy will be offered by Legion and Auxiliary members along the parade route and on Saturday, May 26, before Memorial Day. Merchant locations for the Saturday are Tops, Buyea’s, Oneida Bank and Kinney Drugs.

For those veterans who wish to participate in the 8 a.m. Delphi Falls Memorial Day parade, convene at 6:45 a.m. in Dave’s Diner for breakfast.

Al Keilen is publisict for Cazenovia American Legion Post 88. He can be reached at 655-3742 or alexwkn@aol.com.

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