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Ways to Honor Veterans and Active Military — May 12-June 6

  • May 12 – 13 – Poppy Days: American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary will distribute poppies in communities to honor the service of veterans. A full 100% of the donations help veterans, their widows and their orphans. You can also get poppies at Piggly Wiggly on Friday, May 26.
  • May 20 – Sweat 4 Vets: This is a 2.5 mile walk between the Grafton Post and Cedarburg Post. For registration and information, visit the website. Pre-register for $20 by May 6 to guarantee a t-shirt. Registration on the day of the walk is $25. Veterans are free, but need to register to receive a t-shirt. Children 12 and under pay no registration, but there is a $5 fee if they want a t-shirt.
  • May 29 – Memorial Day: Join us for a parade in downtown Cedarburg at 9 a.m. followed by a Memorial Service at 10 a.m. in Legion Park. All are invited to a free community sloppy joe lunch afterward.
  • June 6 Gold Star Mothers Dinner at Mama Mia’s in Mequon. Social time at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:00 p.m. Place reservations by Memorial Day. Send check (made out to ALA Unit 288) for $18 to Sue Canney, Cedarburg American Legion, W57N481 Hilbert Ave., Cedarburg 53012.