Volunteers needed to decorate Port Angeles-area cemeteries for Memorial Day weekend

Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — Volunteers are needed to decorate Port Angeles-area cemeteries on Memorial Day weekend Saturday and May 26.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1024 will decorate graves of deceased veterans at 8 a.m. Saturday at Ocean View and Mount Angeles cemeteries — 3127 W. 18th St. and 45 Monroe Road, respectively — with small flags.

Anyone interested in helping should be meet at one of the cemeteries by 8 a.m.

A post member will provide flags and instructions.

On Memorial Day on Monday, May 26, the post will display U.S. flags on poles along the driveways at each cemetery starting at 7 a.m.

Volunteers are needed to help put up the flagpoles and then take them down at 4 p.m.

Anyone interested in helping can phone Dale Koelling at 360-477-5686 or 360-477-5687 for more information.

The Clallam County Veterans Association will conduct a Memorial Day ceremony at Mount Angeles Memorial Park at 9:30 a.m. May 26 to honor deceased veterans.

The ceremony is at the flagpole in the Veterans Circle at the south end of the grounds.

Last modified: May 17. 2014 8:52PM
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