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Proctor area to honor the fallen on Memorial Day

The 102nd annual Proctor Memorial Day observance and program, sponsored by the Proctor American Legion Post 106, will be held Monday, May 27, at 9:30 a.m. at Proctor Community Center. 

Dave Anderson of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Division will be the keynote speaker. Tom Meadath of McConnell-Modeen VFW Post 137 will also speak.

Sixty Proctor area service members will also be honored for giving their lives defending the country as members of the armed forces. A locomotive bell will ring once for each name read. The schedule includes: 

. Proctor Boy Scout Troop 84 – Pledge of Allegiance

. Invocation Pastor Steven Elder, Community of Christ Church

. Olivia Morin-Swanson will sing the National Anthem

. Mayor Chad Ward will give the welcome

. Tom Meadath, VFW Post 137

. Bagpipes by Kerry Welsh

. Keynote Speaker – U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Division Chief Dave Anderson

. Music by Proctor Community Band

. Proctor American Legion Honor Guard Salutes the Departed

. Taps, Carl Provost Jr.

. Benediction

. Proctor’s Community Band

Jake Benson will be the master of ceremony, and the St. Rose Men’s Club will provide donuts following the program.   

Following the Proctor program, the American Legion Honor Guard will visit the six area cemeteries to salute the departed.