RACINE — Members of the Racine American Legion Post 602 honored their fallen comrades during Monday’s Memorial Day celebration.
Rev. Charles Bush gave the invocation, with the Southern Band, under the direction of Chad Dotson, playing the Star Spangled Banner.
The American Legion Honor Guard lowered the colors to half-staff in memory of the fallen comrades. Superintendent of Southern Local Schools Tony Deem, who is a retired Army Sgt. 1st Class, delivered the Memorial Day address to the those in attendance.
A special award was presented by Post Commander Kevin Willford to Abby Cummins, daughter of Sheri Cummins, for making Flag and Ribbons pins and a special thank you note for the Legion Members. Abby Cummins is a junior member the Legion’s Ladies Auxiliary.