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Memorial Day 2022

Cumberland County Veterans Organizations have developed a list of Memorial Day Events scheduled throughout the County. Please take some time to attend one or more of the events listed below.
Date Event


May 22
Memorial Day Observance Newburg . Newburg Memorial Day Committee will hold their annual Memorial Day Observance with a morning worship service at 10:45am on the Monument Green. A small memorial service will be held at the cemetery at 1:15pm. The Memorial Day parade will move through town promptly at 2pm. A twenty-one-gun salute will take place in front of the monument at the finish of the parade.
Guest Speaker: John New, US Army Captain & Work Merk CEO
​​​Inclement Weather: Parade will be canceled and the Memorial Service will be held at the Newburg UM Church, 203 N High St
Curt Cramer
May 28
Memorial Day Service Hampden Township Veterans Recognition Committee will hold a Memorial Day Service at the Captain Leon Lock Veterans Memorial at 11am, located in Hampden Township Veterans Park 4345 Marketplace Way, Enola. 
Guest Speaker: Walt Lord, US Army Major General, Retired
​​​Inclement Weather: Service will be at the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company Station I, in the community room. 
1200 Good Hope Rd, Mechanicsburg
David Getz

May 29  1pm

Memorial Day Parade & Picnic

Boiling Springs . Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8851 will hold their annual Memorial Day Parade & Picnic. The parade will start promptly at 1pm at the Boiling Springs High School & end at the Memorial Clock Tower at Children's Lake where a ceremony will be held. A picnic will follow the ceremony.                                            Guest Speaker: Brian Jackson, Army Officer & Pediatric Associates CEO  Inclement Weather: No inclement weather plans available

Bill Hartman 717.609.6534
May 30 9am Memorial Day Parade & Service Carlisle . Joint Council of Carlisle will host a Memorial Day Parade beginning at 9am, followed by a service to be held at Veterans Memorial Courtyard in the Carlisle Square. Kirk Wilson​717.226.1554

May 30  9:30am

Memorial Day Service

Camp Hill . American Legion Post 43 will hold a Memorial Day Parade and Service. The parade will begin at 9:30am at 19th & Market St, head west to 24th St, north to Walnut St, and east to the Camp Hill Fire Station. The service will take place behind the Fire Station.
Guest Speaker: Daniel Serfess, Navy Commander & Camp Hill Schools Superintendent
Inclement Weather: Service will be held at the Camp Hill Borough Building, 2145 Walnut St, Camp Hill

Commander Keith Beebe​717.574.5000

May30  10am

Memorial Day  Parade & Service

Mechanicsburg .  Mechanicsburg Area Veterans Council will hold a Memorial Day Parade and Service. The parade will proceed from Filbert & Simpson St at 10am and travel to the Mechanicsburg Cemetery GAR monument on Marble St. The service will follow at the Mechanicsburg Cemetery GAR monument at 11am.                                    Inclement Weather: Service will be conducted at the VFW Post 6704, 4907 Carlisle Pike

Paul Kreiner, Jr., President ​717.579.4560
May 30
Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony Carlisle . American Legion Post 826 will hold a Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony at 11:30am at the Lincoln Ceremony, 149 West Penn Street, Carlisle.
Guest Speaker: Taro Landis, Carlisle Police Chief

TaWanda Stallworth

May 30   2pm

Memorial Day Service

Mechanicsburg . Vietnam Veterans of Mechanicsburg will hold a Memorial Service at 2pm at the Lincoln Colored Cemetery off Winding Hill Road in Mechanicsburg.                                              

Guest Speaker: Kevin Shaw, Historian                                       Inclement Weather: Service will be conducted rain or shine

Paul Kreiner, Jr., Commander ​717.579.4560