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Disabled American Veterans holding BBQ, recruitment event Saturday

The Cooleemee-Mocksville VFW Post 1119 will hold a Memorial Day service on Sunday, May 30 at 2 p.m. at Victory Baptist Church in Cooleemee.

The Ritual of Remembrance will be for members who haved died over the past two years: J.B. Caldwell, Paul D. “Cooter” Correll, James M. Rumley, Hayden “Tag” Bowers, Philip D. Sherman, X.L. Hunter, Lester P. Martin Jr., Ottist “OD” Stiller and Joe B. Flanagan.

The public is welcome, especially family members of those deceased members.

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Disabled American Veterans Chapter 75, 1958 US 601 S., Mocksville, will hold a barbecue, open house and recruitment event on Saturday, May 29 with Deano’s barbecue. There will also be a display of military equipment.

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The annual Memorial Day program at the Brock Performing Arts Center was canceled due to the pandemic.