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HANOVER TWP.: The Hanover Township Parade Committee will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the AmVets Post 59, 578 Fellows Avenue. Plans for the Hanover Township parade to be held at 10 a.m. on May 26 in the Hanover Green section of the township will be discussed. The parade is being planned by the AmVets Post 59 and the American Legion Post 609. All are welcome to attend.

HUDSON: The Lani VFW Post 6325, 35-37 Cleveland St., is holding the installation of elected post officers at 6 p.m. on May 24. All elected officers must be present. This will be an open meeting and all regular and social members are invited. Steve Malewjko, past District 11 all-state commander, will be the installing officer. A social hour with food and beverages will take place after the ceremonies.

The post will hold its annual Memorial Day services at 11 a.m. on May 26 at the post home. Post officers and interested regular members are asked to arrive by 10:15 a.m. Residents of the community are invited to attend the ceremony honoring deceased and living veterans.

MOUNTAIN TOP: American Legion Post 781 will be placing flags on veteran’s graves at Albert Cemetery on Church Road at 5 p.m. on May 22. All members are welcome to attend.

The post’s Memorial Day ceremonies will be held on May 25. All veterans, Sons of the American Legion, Riders will meet at 10 a.m. at American Legion Post 781.

For more information contact John Columbo at 570-678-7105.

MOUNTAIN TOP: Mountain Post American Legion Auxiliary Unit 781 will meet on May 19. The executive committee will meet at 7 p.m. and the regular meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. Elections will be held at the end of the regular meeting. All members are urged to attend and new members are welcome.

The auxiliary has designated May as Poppy Month. Volunteers will be distributing the red, handcrafted poppies honoring America’s war dead during the month of May. The annual poppy event coincides with Memorial Day and honors the millions of American who have willingly served their country and pays tribute to those veterans who have lost their lives in the last 75 years. All of the proceeds will be invested in local programs that benefit veterans and their families.

For more information call Casey Eigenbrod at 570-885-2519.

PLAINS TWP.: The Plains American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Dues for 2014 are still being collected.

SHICKSHINNY: Mocanaqua Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 6434 will meet at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at the Shickshinny Senior Center. Bev and Lisa will host.

SWOYERSVILLE: The Catholic War Veterans Memorial Post 1601 will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday at the Swoyersville American Legion. Commander Donald Rakus will conduct the meeting. All members are urged to attend.

The Catholic War Veterans Home Association meeting will take place immediately following the regular post meeting. President John Tobias will preside. All members are invited.

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