The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Kristian Richardson
Commander American Legion Post 24 

Whitehall American Legion/VFW to Cancel Memorial Day Celebration


The 2020 Memorial Day Ceremony in Whitehall has been cancelled.

It is with a heavy heart that I write to inform the community that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the American Legion Post #24 and the Ralph Sullender Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #4603 are cancelling the annual Memorial Day celebration. On average, this beloved celebration draws more than 60 individuals to the Whitehall Cemetery to place flags on the graves of veterans, sell small red artificial poppies to raise funds for disabled veterans and to place the American flag at half-staff until noon. It would be impossible to distance sufficiently to keep participants safe from potentia...

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