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Memorial Day services set in Glencoe, area cities

Glencoe and its surrounding communities have planned Memorial Day services for Monday, May 29.
On Sunday, May 28, the Glencoe American Legion Post 95 and Christ Lutheran Church on Knight Avenue will host a community service at 9 a.m. at the church.
On Monday, May 29, at 10 a.m., American Legion Post 95 and Glencoe VFW Post 5102 will host a Memorial Day service in the Glencoe-Silver Lake High School Auditorium. Legion Post Commander Jim Entinger will give the address.
Brownton’s Memorial Day service has been moved from Oak Grove Cemetery to the street in front of the Brownton Community Center on Second Street N. The program starts at 10 a.m. The guest speaker will be Cassandra Carrigan, assistant Veterans Services officer for McLeod County. Carrigan also is a veteran of the Gulf War, having served in Iraq.
A potluck dinner will be served at 11 a.m. in the Brownton Community Center. The Brownton Legion Post will provide broasted chicken. Please bring a dish to pass; all are welcome to attend.
New Auburn
New Auburn VFW Post 7266 will sponsor its annual program at 11 a.m. This year, it will be held in the High Island Lake park building rather than in the cemetery.
Plato American Legion Post 641 will host its service at 9 a.m. in the Plato Community Hall. Music will be provided by Glencoe-Silver Lake students.
The program starts with a processional and then “The Star-Spangled Banner” will be sung. An introduction by Elroy Latzig will be followed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. The Rev. Brian Brosz will give the invocation. Speakers will be from the Close Up program. There will be music by the Plato Community Choir, as well as the singing of “America the Beautiful.”
Third District Legion Commander Mike Maxa will give the address. Youth flag coloring awards will be given.
The Rev. Brosz will give the benediction, followed by “Taps” and the departure of the Colors.
Silver Lake
Members of Silver Lake American Legion Post 141 will meet at the Legion Club at 10:45 a.m. to march to the American Legion Park, where the service will start at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be McLeod‚ÄąCounty Veterans Services Officer Jim Lauer.
In case of inclement weather, the service will be held in the Silver Lake Auditorium.
Stewart American Legion Post 125 will host its service at 10 a.m. in front of the veterans memorial by the Stewart Community Center. A potluck will follow in the community center.