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May 27, 2013, 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Venue: Downtown Sylvania
Location: Sylvania
Address: 7060 Sylvania Ave.

Event Website: www.playsylvania.com

Description: Local Sylvania area veterans groups, the City of Sylvania and Sylvania Recreation who is assisting with coordination of events announces that the 2013 Sylvania Memorial Day observances will be held on Monday; May 27, 2013. All area citizens are encouraged to come out to honor and respect for Veterans who have served in the United States Armed Forces.

Beginning at 9:00 AM, a brief service will be held at Toledo Memorial Park, 6832 Monroe St. Over 12,000 local veterans are laid to rest at Toledo Memorial Park. The “Sea of Flags” that decorate their graves is a truly magnificent sight. Local veterans groups and color guards also will also visit Association, Ravine and St. Joseph’s cemeteries to honor those area veterans buried there.

The annual Memorial Day Parade will again start from, St. Joseph’s School, 5411 Main St.beginning at 10:15 AM. The parade will proceed north on Main St. to Erie St. finishing at Veterans Memorial Field. The Northview and Southview High School Bands as well as local veterans, military, scout and civic groups and local political dignitaries will participate in this year’s parade.

A 30-minute Memorial Day service honoring America’s Veterans will begin at 11:00 AM at Veterans Memorial Field with City of Sylvania Mayor Craig Stough serving as master of ceremonies. Five large bronze monuments are in place at Memorial Field describing five American wars and listing the Sylvania area residents who gave up their lives in those conflicts.

For more information contact Sylvania Recreationm 419.882.1500

Venue Information:
Downtown Sylvania
7060 Sylvania Ave.
Sylvania, Oh 43560

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