Several events and activities will take place this weekend in Clark and Champaign counties in honor of Memorial Day.
The Lions Club of North Hampton will host the annual Memorial Day Weekend Pancake and Sausage Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Asbury United Methodist, 104 E. Clark St. The menu includes hot pancakes with butter and syrup, sausage, coffee, milk and juice. Dine-in or carry-out. Donations are accepted at the door. Handicapped accessible. Proceeds benefit Lions Club youth, health, and community programs.
The lineup for the parade starts at 2 p.m. in the south of the village, and the parade starts at 3 p.m. A memorial service will be held at the park after the parade; an ice cream social also will be held after the parade at the Pike Twp. Fire House where food, drinks and ice cream will be sold; CareFlight will land around 4:30 p.m.; and “The Greatest Showman” will be shown at 8:30 p.m. in the church parking lot with refreshments and balloon creations, bring a lawn chair.
If you want to participate in the parade or have questions, contact Bobbi Funderburg at 937-244-3526 or Dawn Weeks at 937-215-8346.
The village’s first Memorial Day weekend Jeep show will be held from noon to 5 p.m. at Community Park on Main Street.
There will be 10 awards given, a 50/50, gun raffle and food. The cost is $10 and all proceeds benefit TC Veterans Park.
The Pleasant Township Memorial Day Parade will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday in the Village of Catawba.
Any organizations, businesses or individuals interested in participating are welcome. For more information, contact Mandie Warner at 937-828-1238.
The Enon Memorial Day Parade, hosted by the Enon VFW, will be held on Sunday.
Lineup is at 1 p.m. and the parade starts at 2 p.m. at Greenon schools, and it ends at the Enon Cemetery.
The Terre Haute Memorial Day Parade and Services will be held starting at 2 p.m. on Sunday. The parade steps off at 2 p.m., with services to follow in the Terre Haute Cemetery.
The speaker this year is Jared Shank, local historian and U.S. Army veteran paratrooper. Buzzy Moore, Champaign County Veteran Services Officer, will conduct the services.
The parade lineup will be held at 10 a.m. and the parade starts at 11 a.m., and will include the Northwestern band and the Gray Wolves military. A Memorial service ceremony will begin after the parade at Veterans Park.
Walking participants will meet at owners drive, and all driving and others will meet at airport.
Anyone who wants to participate in the parade can show up at lineup time. All are welcome.
The Springfield Memorial Day Parade will begin at 9 a.m. on Monday at the same spot it has been the last few years. It will start at Veterans Park, go down Fountain Avenue, turn on McCreight Avenue and then onto Plum to loop back around to Veterans Park.
There are about 200 groups and about 1,700 people participating. The grand marshal this year is Cathy Wood, director of the Veterans Service Commission.
For the latest updates and more information about the event, visit the Springfield Ohio Memorial Day Parade page on Facebook.
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