Wreaths Across America 2018

Wreaths Across America December 15th, 2018 Ceremony begins at Noon. The Wreaths Across America was adopted by the American Legion Riders Chapter 16 and spearheaded by Steven “Buckshot” Gabbard in 2010. In that premier year, the Riders along with the…

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Memorial Day 2018

Memorial Day 2018

Memorial Day Ceremony Monday, May 28, 2018 *Location: Due to the forecasted inclement weather the location has changed to American Legion Post 16, 4701 NW 6th St, Gainesville, FL 32609*. . The event begins at 11 a.m. It is free…

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The Alachua Main Street Spring Festival

The Alachua Main Street Spring Festival

The Alachua Main Street Spring Festival on April 22, 2018 from 11am to 5pm. Following is what we have been posting on the sites: Enjoy a wonderful Sunday afternoon with the family while strolling along historic downtown Main St. Alachua. Savor delicious foods while listening…

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The Journey’s End February Seminar

The Journey’s End February Seminar

  Eighty percent of adults believe it is important to talk about and make arrangements for their journey’s end. Regrettably, only about 20% do so. The purpose of this seminar is to assist all of us in thinking about our…

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Wreaths Across America 2017

Wreaths Across America 2017

You are invited to participate in this nationwide event on December 16 starting 12:00 PM at Forest Meadows Cemetery East. Members from our veteran community have raised enough funds to purchase over 800 wreaths to place on veterans graves during…

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2017 Alachua County Memorial Day Ceremony

2017 Alachua County Memorial Day Ceremony

  Annual Community Memorial Day Ceremony…May 29th, 2017 starting at 11:00am at Forest Meadows Cemetery Military Garden of Honor located at 3700 SE Hawthorne Rd in Gainesville. Scheduled events include…..Presentation of colors by Milton Lewis Young Marines,  flag folding demonstration,…

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Wreaths Across America 2016

Wreaths Across America 2016

Members from our veteran community have raised enough funds to purchase over 600 wreaths to place on veterans graves during the planned Wreaths Across America Ceremony. You are invited to participate in the nationwide event on December 17 starting at…

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Eliminate Project

Kiwanis Fish Fry

October 12th, please join us at 12:00 for Fried Fish, Hushpuppies, and Cheese Grits for the combined Kiwanis Club Fish Fry! As always, the Fish Fry is Free, but all donations go to the Eliminate Project. 725 NW 23rd Ave, Please…

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Memorial Day 2016

2016 Memorial Day Ceremony

 May 30th, Please join us for the 2016 Memorial Day Ceremony at 11:00 AM. Scheduled for Monday, May 30th starting at 11:00 a.m.  This annual community event, hosted by Forest Meadows Funeral Homes, will be held at the Military Garden…

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Doug Johnson Reeling for Kids Fish Fry 2016

Doug Johnson Reeling for Kids Fish Fry 2016

April 27th, please join us at 12:00 for Fried Fish, Hushpuppies, and Cheese Grits! As always, the Fish Fry is Free, but all donations go to the Doug Johnson Reeling for Kids Saltwater Challenge and the Boys & Girls Club of…

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