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Friday, May 25, 2018:  Memorial Day will be Monday, May 28th.
Mark and Dick Lyscio  were interviewed on WJJY, KUAL, KBLB, and WWWI Radio in Brainerd about ceremonies that day.
Mark is in the upper right of this photo at Hubbard Radio in the interview with Tess Taylor and Ken Thomas of WJJY.

Members of the Brainerd Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary were bringing flags out of storage for the event.
Veterans were at Memorial Gardens, north of Brainerd along Highway 3, to plant flags.
Meanwhile, workers at Evergreen Cemetery in Brainerd were busy getting the grounds ready for Memorial Day
People were out decorating graves.
The Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts arrived to install and salute flags.
This determined young man is serious about our country's flag....the symbol of our country.
Yes, people were out visiting and decorating graves at cemeteries, then walking hand-in-hand at the end of the day.
Memorial Day ceremonies run from 8:30 am to 11 am, then lunch at the American Legion.  The Schedule


Quote of the day:    Memorial Day is a time of remembrance.   Mark    < Back to previous story Ahead to next story >

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