Cemetery to mark Memorial Day

DOWNEY - Downey Cemetery will host a wreath-laying ceremony to commemorate Memorial Day on May 28.The ceremony starts at 11 a.m. and will feature remarks by the cemetery's district trustees and a rifle salute by American Legion Post No. 270, along with the playing of "Taps." Parking will not be permitted at the cemetery. Instead, guests should park at the Green Line transit station on Lakewood Boulevard and board a free shuttle. Buses will deliver riders to and from the cemetery. The ceremony will take place at the veterans' memorial wall and garden. It is expected to last about one hour. For more information on the ceremony, call Nathalie Mora at (562) 904-7238.

********** Published: May 17, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 05