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Elk's Lodge Hosts Memorial Day Events

on May 28, 2012 - 7:00pm

Marilynn and Barry Smith stop at the grave of a deceased friend at Guaje Pines Cemetery during today's Memorial Day Ceremony hosted by the Los Alamos Elk's Lodge. Photo by Salvador Zapien

Three Cub Scouts listen as James Hay delivers his speech at the Memorial Day Ceremony at Guaje Pines Cemetery. Photo by Salvador Zapien

James Hay, Commission for the Governor's Commission on Disability and disabled U.S. Army Sargent, delivers a speech at the Memorial Day Ceremony at Guaje Pines Cemetery. Photo by Salvador Zapien

Steven Aumack of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8874 waits for the Memorial Day Ceremony to begin at Guaje Pines. Photo by Salvador Zapien

Mary Mariner and her husband LTC Joe Mariner, residents of Los Alamos since 1958, chat together before the Memorial Day Ceremony begins at Guaje Pines Cemetery. Photo by Salvador Zapien

NJROTC members making up the Rifle Squad are (L to R) Rick Whittemore, Diego Cardiel, Mateo Cardiel, Rachel Barthell, Cody Akin, Samuel Wolfe, and John Gibson. The Rifle Squad took part in the Elk's Lodge Memorial Day Ceremony at Guaje Pines Cemetery. Photo by Salvador Zapien

A Boy Scout watches as the Los Alamos NJROTC Color Guard present the colors at the Memorial Day Ceremony at Guaje Pines Cemetery. Photo by Salvador Zapien

Lisa Harris, Exalted Ruler of the Los Alamos Elk's Lodge, BPOE 2083, welcomes everyone to the Memorial Day Ceremony at Guaje Pines Cemetery. Photo by Salvador Zapien

The Memorial Day Ceremony at Guaje Pines Cemetery. Photo by Salvador Zapien

Christina Martos Hilton sings the "Star Spangled Banner" at the Memorial Day Ceremony at Guaje Pines Cemetery. Photo by Salvador Zapien

An officer of the Knights of Columbus places a wreath during the Memorial Day Ceremony at Guaje Pines Cemetery. Photo by Salvador Zapien

Girl Scouts of Los Alamos pose for a picture at the Memorial Day Ceremony at Guaje Pines Cemetery. Photo by Salvador Zapien

Flags mark the plots of deceased veterans at Guaje Pines Cemetery in Los Alamos. Photo by Salvador Zapien

Victor Valenzuela, Commander of VFW Post 8874, and Jack Boyd roll up their flag after the Memorial Day Ceremony at Guaje Pines Cemetery. Photo by Salvador Zapien

Flags fly outside of the Elk's Lodge on Trinity Drive in honor of fallen soldiers on Memorial Day. Photo by Salvador Zapien

Banners for various military units hang inside the Elk's Lodge in preparation for a Memorial Day lunch served to community members following today's ceremony at Guaje Pines Cemetery. Photo by Salvador Zapien

Denise Bjarke begins cutting pies for the Memorial Day lunch at the Elk's Lodge. Photo by Salvador Zapien

Dick Bjarke, at right, and aids prepare plates for the Memorial Day Lunch at the Elk's Lodge. Photo by Salvador Zapien

Steve Stoddard and Robert J. Bartholomew enjoy lunch at the Elk's Lodge after the Memorial Day Ceremony at Guaje pines. Photo by Salvador Zapien

The Elk's Lodge is filled to capacity for its annual Memorial Day Lunch. Photo by Salvador Zapien


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