Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony


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Please join the Citizens of Raymond, Raymond VFW Post 4479, and the American Legion for the Memorial Day Remembrance Service honoring our service men and women.

Where: Ceremony at Raymond Common
When: Monday, May 27, 2019
Time: 10 am to 12 noon

Parade: 10:15 to 11:00

Beginning at GMS Pizza marching down Main Street
onto Epping Street to Old Pine Grove Cemetery and
New Pine Grove Cemetery - memorial service and
wreath ceremony led by Grand Marshall.

Ceremony at Town Common: 11:00 to 12:00

Singing National Anthem - Sheridan DiLeo, Miss Raymond 2017

Opening Prayer - Reverend Kenneth Bosse, New Life Church

Welcome - Joseph S. Ilsley, Town Manager,
             Chief Master Sergeant, U.S.Air Force (Retired)

Introduction of Grand Marshall

Singing of God Bless America
- Katarina Vogel

Memorial Day Speeches:

      - Chairman of Raymond Board of Selectmen George Plante
      - Raymond VFW Post 4479, Commander Alan Off
      - Raymond American Legion Post 90 - Commander Robert Howarth

Ceremonial Presentations:
      - POW Ceremony
      - Presentation of Wreath - Robert McClaren, U.S.Navy
      - 21 Gun Salute
      - Taps

Closing Speech - Joseph S. Ilsley, Town Manager,
             Chief Master Sergeant, U.S.Air Force (Retired)

Closing Prayer
- Reverend Kenneth Bosse, New Life Church

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