Local Builders Club places U.S. flags on veterans graves

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Students from Silverbrook Middle School Builders Club will volunteer on Saturday to place American flags on veteran’s graves at Washington County Memorial Park.
This is the seventh year the Kiwanis Early Risers have wrapped their arms around students by paying tribute to veterans.

 

Kiwanis member Scott Schmidt said the students learn history, respect and how people fought for this country’s freedom.
Johnson Bus of West Bend is volunteering to transport the students to Washington County Memorial Park, Holy Angels, and Union Cemetery.

 

About 1,900 flags will be placed on graves in preparation for Memorial Day.

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The West Bend Memorial Day parade will step off at 9:30 a.m. Monday, May 30.

 

A ceremony will follow at the Old Courthouse Square on Fifth Avenue and Poplar.

 

 

The keynote speaker will be Gold Star Mother Liz Kryst of West Bend.

 

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