Published on May 11, 2012 | by Geauga News0
Memorial Day Services in Newbury
The Newbury Legion Post 663 and its Commander Ken Hunter will host Memorial Day Services Monday, May 28, at Newbury School Auditorium. This indoor program will honor our veterans, past and present. Everyone is welcome to attend this memorial service. Let’s support our current veterans and remember all those who gave their all for the freedoms we enjoy today.
Newbury Services Schedule
7:00 am ~ Meet at Post Home for Preparation
8:30 am ~ South Newbury Cemetery Services
(Note: At 9:15 some vets will go to help Munn Cenetery service with the VFW)
10:30 am ~ Indoor Memeorial Day Service at Newbury School Auditorium
11:15 – 11:30 am ~ Parade Formation
11:30 am ~ Parade to Center Cemetery
12:00 pm ~ Center Cemetery Service
12:30 pm ~ Disperse at Town Hall and go to Legion Hall for Refreshments
The Memorial Day Service featured speaker will be Lieutenant Colonel Thomas E. Lippert, U.S. Army retired. After honorably serving the country for nearly 22 years, the Colonel retired to the civilian sector in December 2010. He and his wife Kathy have enjoyed 19 years of marriage and have two children: Nicholas 16 and Madison 15. They’ve been residents of Chardon for five years; the longest in one house since marriage.
The Colonel has been honored with numerous awards during his military career. Colonel Lippert is currently working as vice president at the Albert M. Higley Company in Safety and Quality Assurance. To view Lieutenant Colonel Thomas E. Lippert’s full bio click Here.
The Grand Marshal for the parade will be Mr. Dean Eppley. All groups, clubs, etc., are welcome to participate in the parade. Groups with minors must have adult supervision. This program is planned for the benefit of Newbury and surrounding communities. All veterans are welcome to participate in the program and parade with or without uniform.
Call Dean Eppley at 440-564-7111 for parade events.