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Memorial Day 2021


Cumberland County Veterans Organizations have developed a list of Memorial Day Events scheduled throughout the County. Please take some time to attend one or more of the events listed below.
Date Event

 Location

Contact
May 23
​10:45am
Memorial Day Observance Newburg . Newburg Memorial Day Committee will hold their annual Memorial Day Observance with a morning worship service at 10:45am on the Monument Green. The Memorial Day Parade will move through town promptly at 2pm. ​
​​​Inclement Weather: Parade will be canceled and the Memorial Service will be held at the Newburg UM Church, 203 N. High Street
Curt Cramer
​717.729.5459

May 30 1pm

Memorial Day Parade & Picnic

Boiling Springs . Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8851 will hold their annual Memorial Day Parade and picnic. The Parade will start promptly at 1pm at the Boiling Springs High School and end at the Memorial Clock Tower at Children's Lake where ceremonies will be held. A picnic will be held immediately following the parade in the Boiling Springs Tavern parking lot.
Guest Speaker: Details to follow
Inclement Weather: Canceled

Bill Hartman 717.609.6534
May 30 
1pm
Memorial Day Service Mount Holly Springs . VFW Post 7343 will hold a small Memorial Day Ceremony at the Mount Holly Springs Cemetery at 1pm. ​
Guest Speaker: Lieutenant Colonel Paul A.Tomcik
​​Inclement Weather: Canceled
Rick Bower
​717.440.2635

May 31 9:30am

Memorial Day Service

Camp Hill . American Legion Post 43 will hold a Memorial Day Service beginning at 9:30am at the Camp Hill Cemetery behind the Fire Hall at 2145 Walnut Street, Camp Hill. The parade has been canceled this year. 
Guest Speaker: LTC Matthew P. Smith, PA Army National Guard
Inclement Weather: Service will be held at the Camp Hill Borough Building at 2145 Walnut Street, Camp Hill

Commander Keith Beebe​717.574.5000
May 31  10am Memorial Day Service Carlisle . Joint Veterans Council of Carlisle will hold a Memorial Day Service at 10am at U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, 950 Soldiers Drive, Carlisle. The parade has been canceled this year.
​​Inclement Weather: Service will be conducted rain or shine
Kirk Wilson ​717.226.1554

May 31  11am

Memorial Day Service

Mechanicsburg .  Mechanicsburg Area Veterans Council will hold a Memorial Day Service starting at 11am at the Mechanicsburg Cemetery GAR monument on Marble Street at 11am. The parade has been canceled this year.
Guest Speaker: Col Doug Etters, USA Retired
Inclement Weather: Service will be conducted rain or shine

Paul Kreiner, Jr., President ​717.579.4560

May 31   2pm

Memorial Day Service

Mechanicsburg . Vietnam Veterans of Mechanicsburg will hold a Memorial Service at 2pm at the Lincoln Colored Cemetery off Winding Hill Road in Mechanicsburg.
Inclement Weather: Service will be conducted rain or shine

Paul Kreiner, Jr., Commander ​717.579.4560
May 31
10am
Memorial Day Ceremonies & Parade

Shippensburg . Joint Veterans Council of Shippensburg  will hold their annual Memorial Day Ceremonies and Parade beginning at 10am at Locust Grove Cemetery, followed by services at Spring Hill Cemetery at 11:15am and flag-raising ceremony at Shippensburg Veterans Memorial Park at 12pm. At 1:15pm the Navy & Marine Memorial Services will be conducted at Branch Bridge on King Street. The parade will begin at 2pm from the corner of King and Prince Streets.
Inclement Weather: Each unit returns to the post involved for refreshments and a time of fellowship

Guy Hayslett, President
​717.385.2168