Legion post hosts annual morning ceremony to honor veterans' service

May 26, 2011

Dewey Lowman American Legion Post 109 will hold its annual observance of Memorial Day Monday morning in downtown Arbutus.

The ceremony to honor the service, past and present, of all members of the armed forces will begin at 10:30 a.m. May 30 at the flag pole near the intersection of Oregon Avenue and Sulphur Spring Road.

The post's 27 Flag Unit will be featured during the ceremony, which will also include state and local political representatives, police officers from the Wilkens Station and firefighters from the Halethorpe Fire Station and Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department.

Patriotic songs and bagpipe music by a member of the post will also be part of the ceremony, which is expected to last 30 minutes.

Part of Oregon Avenue leading to the flag pole will be closed for the event.

Residents are invited to attend.

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