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Veterans Memorial Vigil

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From Friday, May 03, 2013
To Sunday, May 05, 2013
by millie.lange

The 25th Annual Veterans Memorial Vigil will be held Friday, May 3 through Sunday, May 5 at the Illinois Vietnam Veterans Memorials, Oakridge Cemetery-J. David Jones Parkway, Springfield. Headquarters, entertainment & lodging at Howard Johnsons, 1702 David Jones Parkway. Events for Friday, May 3 will be an evening special reflections at memorials, entertainment at hotel; Saturday, May 4 opening ceremonies at 11 a.m., posting honor guard at noon, POW-MIA ceremony at 6 p.m., entertainment by Out of the Woods; Sunday, May 5, closing ceremonies at 11 a.m., adding names to memorial at 11:30 a.m., retiring 24 hour honor guard at noon.