Region to celebrate Memorial Day in variety of ways


By Tara Jones - tjones@limanews.com



Lima residents enjoy the parade last year.

Lima residents enjoy the parade last year.


File photo | The Lima News

Members of the Bluffton American Legion Post 382 perform last year’s Memorial Day ceremonies.

Members of the Bluffton American Legion Post 382 perform last year’s Memorial Day ceremonies.


Courtesy of Bluffton American Legion Post 382

The Bluffton American Legion Post 382 leads last year’s Memorial Day Parade in Bluffton.


Courtesy of Bluffton American Legion Post 382

LIMA — There will be Memorial Day festivities and services throughout the area this weekend, both to celebrate and remember those who have served.

The following events will take place Monday:

Lima: Parade 10 a.m., beginning on Main Street toward Town Square. Wreath laying ceremony noon at Lima VFW Post 1275.

Bluffton: Parade 9:30 a.m., Service 10 a.m. at Maple Grove Cemetery. American Legion Post 382 chicken barbecue 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Citizens National Bank parking lot.

Lafayette: Parade 9:30 a.m. on Washington Street. Memorial Day chicken barbecue 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lafayette-Jackson Township Fire Department. Cost is $8 per meal.

Ottawa: Parade 10:30 a.m., beginning at the corner of Main and Perry streets. Memorial service to follow parade in front of the Courthouse.

Kalida: Church service 8 a.m., St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Memorial service 9 a.m. at Pioneer Pavilion.

Cloverdale: Memorial service 10 a.m. at Flower Garden, Mahoning Street.

Continental: Memorial service 11:15 a.m. at the south side of the American Legion Hall. Post 541 Legionnaires, spouses and spouses of deceased Legion members are invited for breakfast from 8 to 9:15 a.m. prior.

Delphos: Parade 10:45 a.m. beginning at the Delphos Fire Station. Memorial Day program 11 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial.

Lake Cody Campground will also host festivities including bingo, cornhole, a golf cart parade and more throughout Memorial Day Weekend beginning at 6 p.m. each night.

Lima residents enjoy the parade last year.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/05/web1_Parade4_TONED.jpgLima residents enjoy the parade last year. File photo | The Lima News
Members of the Bluffton American Legion Post 382 perform last year’s Memorial Day ceremonies.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/05/web1_MemorialDay2.jpgMembers of the Bluffton American Legion Post 382 perform last year’s Memorial Day ceremonies. Courtesy of Bluffton American Legion Post 382
The Bluffton American Legion Post 382 leads last year’s Memorial Day Parade in Bluffton.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/05/web1_MemorialDay1.jpgThe Bluffton American Legion Post 382 leads last year’s Memorial Day Parade in Bluffton. Courtesy of Bluffton American Legion Post 382

By Tara Jones

tjones@limanews.com

Reach Tara Jones at 567-242-0511.

Reach Tara Jones at 567-242-0511.

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