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Cavendish Memorial Day Ceremony


Seymour Leven during WWII. Dr. Leven, who will be today's speaker, was based in the Pacific Theater on Saipan and participated in the bombing of Tokyo as a gunner on a B-29 bomber. 

Seymour Leven during WWII. Dr. Leven, who will be today's speaker, was based in the Pacific Theater on Saipan and participated in the bombing of Tokyo as a gunner on a B-29 bomber. 

CAVENDISH MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY

May 30 (Monday), 2016

 

The Ceremony begins at 11am at the Cavendish Town Elementary School

 

PROGRAM

Pledge of Allegiance and God Bless America: Everyone Accompanied by Evelyn Turco

 

Welcome and Introductions Wallace- McNulty- Hoyle American Legion Post #4 Proctorsville, Vt.

 

Opening Prayer Pastor Steve Knisely From the Andover Community Church

 

Guest Speaker Seymour Leven, World War II Veteran

 

Star Spangled Banner: Everyone

 

Closing Prayer: Pastor Steve Knisely From the Andover Community Church

 

MARCH TO THE CEMETERY

The march begins immediately following the program with the parade forming at The Cavendish Town Elementary School. The Green Mountain Union High School Marching Band will provide music and cadence for the parade. The Color Guard from the Ludlow American Legion Post #36 will lead the parade and bear the colors. The parade will proceed to the bridge on Depot Street for the traditional Wreath tossing ceremony honoring the men and women who died serving this country. The parade will then continue to Hillcrest Cemetery where there will be a brief closing ceremony including a gun salute and the playing of taps.

 

SPECIAL THANKS TO

 Evelyn Turco for piano accompaniment; Fritz Wendlandt directing the Green Mountain Union High School Band; Ludlow American Legion Post #36 for providing the Color Guard and Military Salute; George Thomson CTES Prinicipal, Rich Svec for arranging police coverage and printing the program.

 

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