Numerous rememberance events are planned across Wyoming County for the Memorial Day Weekend. Please take a moment this weeked to remember those that have served our country, and join in on one or more of the events planned.
Friday, May 22nd
10:30am: Wyoming County Community Hospital is planning a Memorial Day program, including: Invocation, Pledge of Allegiance. comments by hospital CEO Don Eichenauer and a representative of the Veteran Services Office, Rifle squad and Taps, and a closing prayer. The ceremony will be followed by a picnic lunch in the hospital cafeteria.
6:30pm: Castile will host a ceremonial dedication of a new bronze monument, "Battlefield Cross" across from the Town Hall Center.
Sunday, May 24th
1:00pm: Hunt Stout Post 1670 will hold a Memorial Day Ceremony in Pike, NY at the Masonic Temple on Main St. There is a march to Elmwood Cemetery to lay a wreath at the veterans mound followed by a rifle salute and taps. Katie Ashworth is the guest speaker. Following the ceremony is the annual Chicken B-B-Q at the Post from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. At 7:00 p.m. is a drawing for a winner of the gun raffle (Remington Model 770 .270 bolt action with scope) or $300.00 cash.
Monday, May 25th (Memorial Day)
Arcade - The Memorial Day Parade will start at 9am and will march from the Arcade Fire Hall to the VFW where a ceremony and lunch will follow.
Attica - The Memorial Day Parade will start from Prospect St. school at 9am and will travel to the Veterans Memorial on Main St. A Ceremony will immediately follow the parade, and all Veterans are welcome to join the parade.
Perry - The Memorial Day Parade starts at the Hope Cemetary monument on Main St, at 10 am and will conclude at the Perry Veterans Memorial Association located at 64 Lake St. Immediately following the parade is the Memorial Day ceremony featuring several dignitaries and veterans speaking, a Barber Shop quartet and a 21 gun salute. A chicken bbq will start at 12pm at the Perry Veterans Memorial Association.
Warsaw - The Memorial Day Parade will start at the Warsaw Court House at 10:30am and will march to the Warsaw Cemetary where a ceremony will take place. The parade will then continue on to the Vets Club where another ceremony will take place.