New headstones to honor 11 veterans on Memorial Day |

New headstones to honor 11 veterans on Memorial Day

Town plans event

If you go

■ Memorial Day observances at Steamboat Springs Cemetery

11 a.m. Monday: Those attending are asked to park in the Stock Bridge Transit Center on the west side of Steamboat and ride special Steamboat Springs Transit buses running to the cemetery from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Buses will return immediately after the service. Community service officers will help direct traffic. For more information, call Jim Stanko at 879-3936.

■ Memorial Day in Hayden

6 p.m. today: American Legion Post 89 and Women’s Legion Auxiliary place more than 200 small flags on graves of veterans at Hayden Cemetery.

6 p.m. Monday: Hayden Cemetery

A 15-minute program includes a poem and reading of a tribute, followed by a 21-gun salute and taps.

6:30 p.m. Monday: The public is invited to join in a potluck and burger fry at the American Legion Post on Third Street.

■ Memorial Day in Yampa

11 a.m. Monday at Yampa Cemetery

American Legion Post 189 will lead a prayer and read the names of veterans buried there. Veterans will fire a salute to the dead, and taps will be played.

■ Memorial Day in Oak Creek

Call Mary Deppe at 736-2331 or 736-0600.