This year our Memorial Day service was confined to West Burlington, as the celebration in Burlington Flats was canceled due to rain.

5/29/17


   Event organizer Rick Graham says a few words to start off the celebration.


   Pastor Paul Eckert gives the invocation.


   A number of interested local folks joined the celebration.


   Judy Slentz places the Gold Star Mothers wreath.


   Our color Guard was on the scene.


   Ally and Braelyn Bolton recited "Flanders Field"


   Our West Burlington veterans Honor Roll.


Photos by Otto.
RETURN TO NEWSTUFF

I have to apologize to the spring sports players (baseball & softball) for not showing up and photographing their efforts. This spring it was cold and rainy, two deadly weather events that would sideline an 80 year old, perminatly.