Flags, parade to honor veterans in South Portland

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SOUTH PORTLAND — The South Portland War Veteran’s Memorial Association invites volunteers to assist in flagging the city’s five cemeteries for Memorial Day weekend. The group will meet at 50 Peary Terrace on Saturday, May 24, at 9 a.m. 

The following Monday, the association will host their Memorial Day Parade at 10:30 a.m. starting at Southern Maine Community College. The parade will continue west along Broadway and end at the Veteran’s Memorial Monument at Mill Creek Park. A wreath laying ceremony will follow at the public boat landing at noon. 

The association consists of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 832 and American Legion Post 832. For more information, call 767-2575 or 799-3997.