• November 22, 2014

Memorial Day weekend events planned

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Posted: Sunday, May 25, 2014 4:30 am

Here’s a rundown of some of the Memorial Day events planned today and Monday in Central Texas:

Killeen

A Memorial Day ceremony is from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Monday at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen. A memorial slate will be dedicated for Central Texas soldiers who were killed in Afghanistan in 2013. Go to www.avac-centex.org.

VFW Post 9191, at 3307 Zephyr Road, will open its doors at noon Monday for free food and music. There also will be a raffle. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5. Call 254-690-7575.

VFW Post 9192, at 301 Wolf St., will serve brisket, chicken, ribs, hamburgers and hot dogs plus side dishes at 2 p.m. Monday. The event is open to the public and donations are appreciated. Call 254-526-2767.

The MECATX musical ensemble will play patriotic music during a ceremony honoring the Military Fallen Heroes of Killeen at 5 p.m. at American Legion Post 223 Memorial Monument and the Killeen Centennial Monument in Conder Park.

American Legion Post 223 will host a memorial ceremony in honor of our fallen heroes from Killeen and all wards at 5 p.m. Monday at Conder Park in Killeen.

Copperas Cove

Knights of Columbus Council 6658 will hold a memorial for fallen Catholic war veterans at 10:15 a.m. today at Holy Family Church, 1001 Georgetown Road. Roll call is for names submitted. Call 254-547-3735.

Star Group-Veterans Helping Veterans will hold a wreath-laying ceremony at 1 p.m. Monday at the organization’s Headquarters, 202 S. Fourth St. All veterans organizations are invited to lay wreaths. To RSVP, call Jonathan Haywood at 254-681-8029.

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