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Pequot Lakes Memorial Day Ceremony
May 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Jenkins VFW Post 3839 and Pequot Lakes American Legion Post 49 will host an annual Memorial Day ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday, May 27, in the Pequot Lakes High School auditorium.
Pequot Lakes Police Chief Eric Klang will read “In Flanders Field.” VFW Post Commander Donald Lohse will give a prepared speech on the origins of Memorial Day. After the program, the group will proceed to the cemetery behind Our Savior’s Lutheran Church where a ceremony with a ceremonial three rounds will be fired from rifles with taps. The group will continue the ceremony at Sibley Lake with a wreath-laying from a pontoon to honor deceased naval veterans.
The Jenkins VFW Post 3839 will host a luncheon.