Published On: Thu, May 30th, 2013

Memorial Day weekend celebrated by Coleridge

COLERIDGE — The Coleridge American Legion Carl Korff Post #114 and Auxiliary held its traditional Memorial Day activities over the weekend.

The Avenue of Flags, sponsored by the local American Legion, was set up by Legion and Auxiliary members and several of their family members. It was flown Saturday through Monday in tribute to service personnel who courageously served their country.

Legion and Auxiliary members met Saturday at the Community Building and made quick work of putting up the flags.

Members and volunteers then gathered to take down the flags Monday, May 28.

Despite the stormy weather Sunday evening, Monday morning cleared off for the Memorial Day procession to the cemetaries to decorate veterans’ graves. Services began at 9:30 a.m. at Norris Cemetery and continued on to each of the community’s cemeteries.

American Legion and Auxiliary members, children, and grandchildren of veterans’ families and other volunteers met at the Coleridge Fire Station at 9 a.m. to take part. Their involvement was greatly appreciated.

The Memorial Day dinner was held at the Community Building Monday.

The Coleridge Community also kept residents and guests fed Sunday morning with their annual Pancake and Sausage Breakfast.