Memorial Day Events http://peoriapublicradio.org en Memorial Day Ceremony on the Peoria Riverfront http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/memorial-day-ceremony-peoria-riverfront <div>Veterans and military families gathered at the Gateway Building on Peoria’s riverfront Monday for the annual Memorial Day Ceremony. Each branch of the military was recognized during a medley played by The Peoria Municipal Band. A traditional part of the ceremony is having veterans of each branch stand during their song. Gold star mothers, and families are also recognized.</div><div> Mon, 26 May 2014 22:25:19 +0000 Tamie Yost 23924 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Memorial Day Ceremony on the Peoria Riverfront Memorial Day events for Monday http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/memorial-day-events-monday <p>Area groups are holding several events to honor past and present service members today. Peoria Navy Club, Ship 34, will hold services at Veteran’s Plaza at Riverfront Park at 10. The City of Peoria holds its annual Ceremony at the Gateway building at 10:30. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 26-02, will conduct Memorial Day Ceremonies at the Peoria Memorial Association Monument at Springdale Cemetery at 10:00 a.m. The American Legion Post 979 in Bartonville will conduct Memorial Day Ceremonies at the Monument on McKinley Street at 11. Mon, 27 May 2013 12:05:04 +0000 Alex Rusciano & Denise Molina 6273 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Memorial Day events for Monday Area memorial day events http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/area-memorial-day-events <p></p><div>Several Memorial Day events are planned this weekend to honor past and present soldiers. The American Legion Post Two conducts services Sunday morning at St. Mary’s Cemetery at 10:30, Parkview Cemetery at 11:15 and at noon at Veterans Park. &nbsp;</div><p> Fri, 24 May 2013 22:49:36 +0000 Alex Rusciano 6196 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Area memorial day events