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Citizens’ Decoration Day on Sunday, June 3, 2018

For immediate release: June 1, 2018 - 11:03am

Citizens’ Decoration Day will be celebrated at the Soldiers’ Cairn located at the Woodlawn Cemetery on Sunday, June 3, 2018.  The annual event provides citizens with an opportunity to pay tribute to those brave individuals who lost their lives in the service of our country.

Citizens who require transportation to Woodlawn Cemetery may call one of the following Legion offices before 4:00 p.m. today, Friday, June 1, to make arrangements:

  • Legion Branch No. 63:       (306) 244-7575
  • Nutana Branch No. 362:    (306) 374-6303
  • ANAVETS No. 38:             (306) 652-3171

The day will begin with a parade at 2:30 p.m., including Legion members, ANAVET members, and members of the Armed Forces, starting from the Woodlawn Cemetery Office gate (north end of Memorial Avenue) and proceeding into the cemetery shortly thereafter.  Members of the public are welcome to join in the parade.  The service is at 3:00 p.m.