The Pequot Lakes American Legion Ben Krueger Post #49, the Jenkins VFW Northern Post #3839 and their respective auxiliaries will jointly sponsor the annual Memorial Day program at 10 a.m. Monday, May 31, in the Pequot Lakes High School auditorium.
The program will feature an address by Sgt. Andrew Gravdahl of Pequot Lakes, who served in Iraq for 16 months in 2006-07 with the 1st Brigade Combat Team and is currently with the pre-mobilization training team.
The Legion and VFW Color Guards will perform the ceremonials. The entire community is invited to attend.
After the ceremonies at the auditorium, the Color Guards will march to the Pequot Lakes Cemetery to present honors and then proceed down Sibley Avenue to Sibley Park. A wreath will be placed in Lake Sibley honoring departed Navy veterans. The Boy and Girl Scouts will march along and the audience is invited to follow.
A light lunch will be served at the Pequot American Legion Post at the close of these ceremonies. The public is also invited for the lunch, which is free.
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