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Parades, services slated in observance of Memorial Day

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    Brooklynn Richards, 6, watches the parade from her front yard during Memorial Sunday festivities in Rossford on May 27, 2018. Celebrations take place today in Sylvania, Perrysburg, Bowling Green, and Put-in-Bay.

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    Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial will be the site of a Memorial Day observance Monday that will include a wreath laying, musket volley, and firing of the carronade.

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Brooklynn Richards, 6, watches the parade from her front yard during Memorial Sunday festivities in Rossford on May 27, 2018. Celebrations take place today in Sylvania, Perrysburg, Bowling Green, and Put-in-Bay.

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Communities throughout the area have events planned Monday in observance of Memorial Day.

● Sylvania: The parade begins at 10:15 a.m. and runs from St. Joseph Parish to Veteran’s Memorial Field.

● Bowling Green: The parade starts at 10 a.m. and will travel on North Main Street from Washington to the Oak Grove Cemetery. The parade will also stop at the courthouse to lay wreaths.

● Put-in-Bay: Starting at 11 a.m., a procession paced by Put-in-Bay American Legion Post 542 will march from the visitor’s center to the Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial. There will be a wreath laying, musket volley, and firing of the carronade.

● Perrysburg: Kip Boulis Memorial 5K Run and One Mile Walk. The 5K run begins at 8 a.m. and the walk at 8:05. The annual race raises scholarship money for local high school students who want to pursue a career in law enforcement.

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