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Memorial Day Celebrations

May 30
Thu May 26th, 2016

The following is a listing of 2016 Memorial Day Community Observances,
compiled by the Dutchess County Division of Veterans’ Services.

2016 Memorial Day Community Observances
(Based on information provided by municipalities and community organizations.)
Listed by date, then alphabetically by municipality:

Castle Point VA Hospital:

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 @ 10:00 A.M.
Ceremony
Location: Castle Point Campus, River Memorial Garden
Point of Contact: Yvette Rodriguez-Cacho @ 845-831-2000 ext. 5135

Hyde Park:

Friday, May 27th, 2016 @ 7:00 P.M.
USO Show
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Hosted by: FDR Presidential Library and Museum
Point of Contact: Cliff Laube @ 845-486-7745

Hyde Park:

Saturday, May 28th, 2016 @ 10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
World War II Military Displays
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Hosted by: FDR Presidential Library and Museum
Point of Contact: Cliff Laube @ 845-486-7745

Milan:

Sunday, May 29th, 2016 @ 12:00 Noon
Parade & Ceremony
Location: Milan Town Hall, 20 Wilcox Circle, Milan, - off Rt. 199
Hosted by: Milan Veterans’ Committee and Milan Town Board
Point of Contact: Bill Gallagher @ 845-758-5133 ext 2, supervisor@milan-ny.gov

Pawling:

Sunday, May 29th, 2016 @ 11:30 A.M.
Ceremony
Location: Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 22 Coulter Avenue, Pawling
Hosted by: Holy Trinity Episcopal Church and the American Legion
Point of Contact: Church Office @ 845-855-5276

Poughkeepsie:

Sunday, May 29th, 2016 @ 2:00 P.M.
Ceremony
Location: Soldier & Sailor Fountain, South Ave.
Hosted by: City of Poughkeepsie and American Legion Lafayette Post #37
Point of Contact: Jacquemae Perotta @ 845-452-5960, perrotta305@aol.com

Poughkeepsie:

Sunday, May 29th, 2016 @ 8:00 P.M.
Ceremony – Illuminate the Walkway
Location: Flag Pole in the center of the Walkway Over the Hudson
Hosted by: Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro and Dutchess County
Division of Veterans Services
Point of Contact: Dutchess County Division of Veterans Services @ 845-486-2060

Amenia:

Monday, May 30th, 2016 @ 10:45 A.M.
Parade and Ceremony
Location: Fountain Square - Intersections of Rt.22&44 near M&T Bank
Hosted by: Town of Amenia, VFW Post # 5444 and Amenia and Wassaic
Volunteer Firefighters
Point of Contact: Vicki Doyle @ 845-489-7826, vdoyle@ameniany.gov

Beacon:

Monday, May 30th, 2016 @ 8:30 A.M., 10:00 A.M.
Sailor Service, Parade and Ceremony
Location: Fishkill Creek Bridge in Beacon
Hosted by: American Legion Beacon Post #203
Point of Contact: Louis Humphreys @ 845-527-4010, luis45678@aol.com

Beekman:

Monday, May 30th, 2016 @ 10:00 A.M.
Parade and Ceremony
Location: 1189 Route 216 (formerly Clove Excavators), ceremony at
Beekman Town Hall
Hosted by: Town of Beekman
Point of Contact: Rachael Rancourt @ 724-5300 ext 221

East Fishkill:

Monday, May 30th, 2016 @ 10:30 A.M.
Parade and Ceremony
Location: East Fishkill Community Center and East Fishkill Veterans’
Memorial, Rt 82 and Beekman Road
Hosted by: Manny Bacon American Legion Post # 1758
Point of Contact: Kevin Hathron @ 845-264-5159, khath48@yhaoo.com

Fishkill:

Monday, May 30th, 2016 @ 1:00 P.M.
Parade & Ceremony
Location: Village of Fishkill; Parade lineup on Church St @ noon;
Ceremony @ Veterans Monument @ Main St & Broad St
Hosted by: VFW Post 1286 and Village of Fishkill
Point of Contact: Angela Arasim @ 845-897-4430, angiea@vofishill.com

Hopewell Jct:

Monday, May 30th, 2016 @ 9:00 A.M.
Mass
Location: St. Denis Cemetery, 602 Beekman Road, Hopewell Jct.
Hosted by: St. Denis Church
Point of Contact: Father Bob Porpora @ 845-227-8382 or Carl R.
Valentino @ 845-226-6002, carlrvalentino@cs.com

Hyde Park:

Monday, May 30th, 2016 @ 11:00 A.M.
Ceremony
Location: War Memorial
Hosted by: Hyde Park American Legion Post #1303
Point of Contact: Michael Athanas @ 845-233-6019

Hyde Park:

Monday, May 30th, 2016 @ 1:00-3:00 P.M.
Art Exhibition
Location: Artists’ Collective of Hyde Park, 4338 Albany Post Rd.
Hosted by: Artists’ Collective of Hyde Park & Veteran Arts Showcase
Point of Contact: Marilyn Grieco @ 845-546-7044 or Lori Arella @ 845-226-4218

Hyde Park:

Monday, May 30th, 2016 @ 1:30 P.M.
Ceremony
Location: Rose Garden, FDR National Historic Site
Hosted by: FDR Presidential Library and Museum
Point of Contact: Cliff Laube @ 845-486-7745

LaGrange:

Monday, May 30th, 2016 @ 11:00 A.M.
Ceremony
Location: LaGrange Town Hall
Hosted by: Town of LaGrange Supervisor and Town Board
Speaker: Lt. Col. Mark Baaden, U.S. Army Reserve
Point of Contact: Kelly Tighe @ 845-452-9064

Millbrook:

Monday, May 30th, 2016 @ 10:00 A.M.
Parade and Ceremony
Location: Village Green and Tribute Garden Park
Hosted by: Millbrook VFW Post # 9008
Point of Contact: Walt Jacob @ 845-677-8247 or Lonn Moore @
845-392-4911, moorelonn@yahoo.com

Millerton:

Monday, May 30th, 2016 @ 10:00 A.M.
Parade and Ceremony
Location: Fire House on Century Blvd. to Irondale Cemetery to Veterans’ Park
Hosted by: American Legion Post #178
Point of Contact: Commander Sean Klay @ 518-789-4755, sean@legionpost178.org

Pawling:

Monday May 30th 2016, @ 9:30 A.M.
Parade and Ceremony
Location: Utter Brothers, Memorial Drive to
Veteran Memorial Plaza at the Village Green
Hosted by: American Legion Hasler Kamp Post # 215
Point of Contact: John Claudet @ 845-855-9477

Pine Plains:

Monday May 30TH, 2016 @ 10:30 A.M.
Parade
Location: Firehouse on Route 82
Hosted by: Shekomeko American Legion Post # 426 and Pine Plains VFW Post # 5519
Point of Contact: George Keeler @ 518-398-7391, gkeeler130@yahoo.com

Pleasant Valley:

Monday, May 30th, 2016 @ 11:30 A.M.
Ceremony
Location: Pleasant Valley War Memorial Park, Route 44
Guest Speaker: Senator Susan Serino
Hosted by: Pleasant Valley American Legion Post # 739
Point of Contact: Commander Carl Rennia @ 845-635-2626

Poughkeepsie:

Monday, May 30th, 2016 @ 11:00 A.M.
Ceremony
Location: Dutchess County War Memorial-corner of Raymond Ave. and Main St.
Hosted by: Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro and Dutchess County
Division of Veterans Services
Point of Contact: Dutchess County Division of Veterans Services @ 845-486-2060

Red Hook:

Monday, May 30th, 2016 @ 10:00 A.M.
Parade and Ceremony
Location: Begins at Red Hook High School and ends at Memorial Square Park
Hosted by: Red Hook VFW Post # 7765
Point of Contact: Commander William Moore @ 845-758-8175

Rhinebeck:

Monday, May 30th, 2016 @ 10:30 A.M.
Parade and Ceremony
Location: Village Streets and Rhinebeck Cemetery
Hosted by: American Legion Post # 429
Point of Contact: Wayne Rifenburgh @ 914-474-6161, troypres@aol.com

Stanford:

Monday, May 30TH, 2016 @ 9:00 A.M.
Parade and Ceremony
Location: Stanford Grange Hall to Bangall Monument, Hunns Lake Road
Hosted by: Leroy Campell American Legion Post # 1793
Point of Contact: John Quinn @ 845-868-7742

Tivoli:

Monday, May 30th, 2016 @ 10:00 A.M.
Ceremony
Location: North side of Red Church Cemetery RT 9G
Hosted by: American Legion Harris Smith Post # 524
Point of Contact: Commander Thomas Mabie @ 845-758-1330

Union Vale:

Monday, May 30th, 2016 @ 9:00 A.M.
Parade & Ceremony
Location: On-The-Green, Verbank (Town of Union Vale)
Hosted by: Union Vale Fire Company
Point of Contact: David McMorris @ 914-475-8397, dbmcmorris@optonline.net

Wappinger:

Monday, May 30th, 2016 @ 2:00 P.M.
Ceremony
Location: Schlathaus Park, at the intersection of Myers Corners Road
and All Angels Hill Road
Hosted by: Town of Wappinger Recreation Committee
Point of Contact: Ralph Holt @ 845-297-0720

Wappingers Falls:

Monday, May 30th, 2016 @ 9:00 A.M.
Ceremony and Medal Presentation
Location: Mesier Park, Village of Wappingers Falls
Hosted by: American Legion Post #427 and VFW #5913
Point of Contact: Raymond C. Chase Jr. @ 845-297-2943

Wingdale:

Monday, May 30th, 2016 @ 9:00 A.M.
Parade and Ceremony
Location: Dover Elementary School
Hosted by: American Legion Post # 1949
Point of Contact: Commander John Conto @ 845-877-3771

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