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May 25, 2020
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Columbia American Legion Post 581
375 East Locust St.
Columbia, IL 62236
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Memorial Day Outdoor, Drive-up Program

Monday, May 25, 2020

Those attending will be asked to remain in their parked vehicles and tune to 106.9-FM. The 30-minute program will be broadcast through the radio. The broadcast will only be heard within the immediate area surrounding the post home. Presentations will be led by Commander Greg Smith who will serve as master of ceremonies. Highlights will include reading the honor roll of recently deceased members of the post and auxiliary. Recorded patriotic music will be provided by Pat Mace. The Legion Honor Guard will present the colors. The honor guard firing squad will fire a salute after program participants place a wreath at the Doughboy Monument at the conclusion of the program. Sons of the American Legion Squadron 581 will assist in directing vehicles in the parking lot. Those wishing to attend are asked to arrive early to allow for orderly parking. The Legion hall bar, restaurant and rest room access will be closed. All applicable social distancing requirements will be observed.