THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Legion Unit 66 Sets Memorial Day Plans
Issue Date: May 24, 2017
The American Legion and the Auxiliary Unit of Post 66 of Athelstane - Silver Cliff will celebrate the Memorial Day weekend starting Sunday, May 28 at 10 am at the Silver Cliff Memorial Picnic Grounds. The event begins with presenting of colors followed by the Posting of the flags of each Branch of the Service. with a member of that Branch of service and assisted by a youth from the area.
This year the Pledge of Allegiance will be lead by the two young men the Post is sponsoring to Badger Boys State and the two young ladies the Unit will sponsor to Badger Girls State.
At the end of the ceremony the picnic starts. The County Store will sell a large variety of cooking, cakes, bread pies and other sweets. There will be hamburgers and brats and chicken booyah as well as soda pop and adult beverages. The 50 - 50 drawing, horseshoes and a Paddle Wheel are planned.
On Monday morning, May 29 the Memorial Day ceremony starts at 10 a.m. at the Athelstane Cemetery followed by services at the Silver Cliff Cemetery. All veterans are invited to join at both cemeteries.