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City of Peoria Memorial Day Program Scheduled for Monday, May 30 at the Gateway Building

May 20, 2022 (Peoria, IL) The Peoria Memorial Association will hold its annual City of Peoria Memorial Day Program on Monday, May 30 at the Gateway Building, 200 NE Water Street.  The event will begin at 10:30 am with music from the Peoria Municipal Band, led by Director David Vroman and accompanied by Lee Wenger.  The Remembrance Ceremony will commence at 11:00 am.

Peoria Memorial Association Member and At-Large City Council Member Sid Ruckriegel stated. “We’d like to set a record attendance as this special event helps keep in all of our hearts the sacrifices which have laid the freedoms we hold so dear.”  This year’s event is the first in two years since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Chairs will be provided for attendees, but attendees can also bring their own.


Participating organizations include Peoria American Legion Post 2, Peoria Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 814, Peoria Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, The Marine Corps League of Peoria, The Peoria Navy Club Ship 34, American Legion Post 979 in Bartonville, and the South-West Peoria Kiwanis Club.


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