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MEMORIAL DAY PARADES
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SANGERVILLE
Stott-Flanders American Legion Post #165 of Sangerville and Conner-Trafton American Legion Post #119 of Guilford will be hosting a Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27th at 8:30 AM.  The parade will line-up at the Old Mill and proceed to the bridge for a laying of the wreath ceremony  and end at the Village Cemetery with another wreath laying ceremony. The community is invited to attend. All area Veterans are invited to participate in this parade. For more information contact Post 119 Commander Brian Knowlton at 270-0194.

GUILFORD
Conner-Trafton American Legion Post #119 of Guilford and Stott-Flanders American Legion Post #165 of Sangerville will be holding a Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27th beginning at 9:30 AM. The parade will start at the Elmwood Cemetery and proceed to the bridge for a wreath laying ceremony and end at the Veterans Memorial with a second wreath laying ceremony. All are welcome to attend. All area Veterans are invited to participate in this parade. For more information contact Post 119 Commander Brian Knowlton at 270-0194.

ABBOT
Stott-Flanders American Legion Post #165 of Sangerville and Conner-Trafton American Legion Post #119 of Guilford will be hosting a Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27th starting at 10:30 AM. The parade will begin at the Town Office and end at the Veteran’s Memorial. The community is invited to attend. All area Veterans are invited to participate in this parade. For more information contact Post 119 Commander Brian Knowlton at 270-0194.

CORINNA
Corinna American Legion Post #73 will be holding a Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27th beginning at 8:30 AM at the Village Cemetery on the Stetson Road. Parade units will march down Route 222 and take a moment to honor those lost at sea, then proceed down to the Town Hall. There will be a trailer with seats available for veterans that are unable to walk in the parade. The Junior High Band and Col. Clark with the  JROTC Cadets will be in attendance.

UNITY
The American Legion Post #50 is seeking participants for the Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27th. Participants meet at the Unity Town Office area (School Street) at 8:30 AM for a 9 AM parade. The parade procession will begin at the school to Pond Cemetery and back. If you are interested in attending or participating, just show up at the school by 8:30 AM. Currently participants needed include, bands, Boy and Girl Scout, patriotic individuals/groups, horses, ball teams, businesses’ floats, atv’s clowns, antique vehicles, church floats, bicycles (decorated), fire trucks, organizations floats, etc. If you have any questions call Ron Cropley at 948-2524 or Lee Spaulding at 948-6398.

PITTSFIELD
Burns W. Knowlton Jr. American Legion Post 32 of Pittsfield will hold the annual Pittsfield Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27th, beginning at 10 AM. The parade will form-up beginning at  9 AM at the Insource Renewables Parking Lot (formerly The Corner Cupboard) on North Main Street. The Warsaw Middle School Band will march and provide music under the direction of Marissa Weinstein. The parade will pause on the bridge to honor those who died at sea by throwing a wreath into the water after a brief prayer. The march will continue South on Main Street, halting at the Veterans’ Park where a wreath will be laid at the Veterans’ Memorial after which a bugler will sound Taps. The parade will continue South across the railroad tracks and halting at the Pittsfield Memorial Library. There a wreath will be laid at the foot of the Civil War Statue, as the Chaplain delivers a prayer preceding a brief concert by the Maine Central Institute Band under the direction of Dean Neal. The march will resume, proceeding southward, and turn left on Peltoma Avenue to continue the march to The Village Cemetery where the Warsaw Band will conclude its concert and the parade will be dismissed. A Color Guard consisting of four US Marines in their dress blues will be provided by Company “A”, 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, the Marine Reserve Unit stationed in Brunswick, Me. Other marching units will include Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Brownies, and Campfire Girls. Cars will be available for Veterans who would like to participate.  Anyone with questions can contact Colonel Michael Wyly, U.S. Marine Corps (retired) of American Legion Post 32, cell phone 207-341-0675.Or email pvt57@aol.com.