We salute you

We salute you

Daughters of Revolutionary War mark vets' graves
Pam Thompson places a flag on a grave at Sunnyside Cemetery. In back is Velma Kingery, looking for more soldiers' graves.
Peggy Scates takes a flag to place on the gravesite of Confederate soldier George May at the old Dolores Cemetery.
Halene West carries the flags to put on veterans' graves for Memorial Day.
Daisy Mahaffey places a flag on a soldier's grave at Sunnyside Cemetery in Lewis.
Felix Monteagudo/For The Cortez Journal Helen Small places flowers on a veterans grave.
Felix Monteagudo/For The Cortez Journal Helen Small places flowers on a veterans grave.
Felix Monteagudo/For The Cortez Journal Helen Small places flowers on a veterans grave.
Schedule

Montezuma County VFW Post No. 5231
MAY 24: Poppy distribution at City Market and Wal-mart, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
May 25: The Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 5 p.m. to put out the Auxiliary flags on their deceased members' graves.
May 26: Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Mancos at 11 a.m.
Members of the Post & Auxiliary will put out the Avenue of Flags at the cemetery earlier that morning along with American flags on the grave sites of fallen Veterans.
The Ladies Auxiliary will put out the American flags on the streets in Mancos early Monday morning. After the ceremony at Cedar Grove, the Post and Auxiliary members will return to the Post at 136 W. Grand in Mancos for a flag-burning ceremony.
Daughters of the American Revolution
The group plans to place flags as follows: group will place flags May 19-21.
May 18: Battle Rock, Baskett, Lamb, Majors and other cemeteries in McElmo Canyon.
May 24: Cemeteries in the Mancos area.
May 21-23: Old Dolores (Peoples), Lebanon and other rural cemeteries not listed.
Info: Call June Head 565-3880, Peggy Scates 564-1924 or Pam Thompson 565-3900.

We salute you

Pam Thompson places a flag on a grave at Sunnyside Cemetery. In back is Velma Kingery, looking for more soldiers' graves.
Peggy Scates takes a flag to place on the gravesite of Confederate soldier George May at the old Dolores Cemetery.
Halene West carries the flags to put on veterans' graves for Memorial Day.
Daisy Mahaffey places a flag on a soldier's grave at Sunnyside Cemetery in Lewis.
Felix Monteagudo/For The Cortez Journal Helen Small places flowers on a veterans grave.
Felix Monteagudo/For The Cortez Journal Helen Small places flowers on a veterans grave.
Felix Monteagudo/For The Cortez Journal Helen Small places flowers on a veterans grave.
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