Here Are The Remembrance Day Services Happening Around The Border This Sunday
Commemorating 100 years
It's Remembrance Day this Sunday, commemorating 100 years. If you'd like to pay your respects and attend a service, there are a couple of services and events happening around The Border this weekend. Here's what you can find around The Border:
Albury: 10.30am Service at St Matthew’s Church, Kiewa Street | 4pm Centenary of Armistice Service at the Albury Pioneer Cemetery, Waugh Road
Beechworth: 10.30am Town Hall Gardens
Benalla: 10.30am Service at Cenotaph, Botanical Gardens
Bethanga: 10.45am for 11am Memorial Hall
Bright: 10.30am Mafeking Square
Chiltern: 11am War Memorial
Cookardinia: 10am - 3pm Centenary of Peace Celebrations. Dedication of Monumental Cairn and Book Launch. Display of memorabilia. Lunch provided by the Little Billabong CWA $10pp.
Corowa: Assemble at the corner of Sanger Street and Isobel Street before walking to the Cenotaph, Honour Avenue at 10.30am. A barbecue at RSL Park will follow the service.
Corryong: 10.45am for 11am Cenotaph/Peace Garden
Eskdale: 10.30am for 11am Union Church, a non-denominational service. Floral tributes welcome at service, then will be taken to the memorial.
Holbrook: 11am Service at the Holbrook Ten Mile Creek Gardens Flag Station. Wet weather will see the service held in the Holbrook Shire Hall.
Howlong: 10.45am Cenotaph, Lowe Square | 10.45am Oolong Hostel, Sturt Street | Church bells to ring at one minute to 11am
Kiewa/Tangambalanga: 10.45am Cenotaph, Kiewa East Road, Tangambalanga
Mt Beauty: 10.45am Mt Beauty Cenotaph
Mulwala/Yarrawonga: 10.45am Service at RSL Memorial Wall, Club Mulwala. The service will be preceded by a special bowls day re-enacting the opening of the bowling green 50-odd years ago at 9.30am.
Oaklands: 11am Service at Oaklands Cenotaph | Social bowls and morning tea/lunch at the Oaklands RSL Bowling Club following the service.
Rutherglen: 11am Cenotaph, Memorial Park | 2pm Ceremony at Carlyle Cemetery, involves dedication of Victory Cross and planting of Lone Pine.
Tallangatta: 10.30am for 11am Tallangatta Triangles
Urana: 10.30am RSL Memorial Honour Roll, Macknight Park. Service carried out by the community.
Wangaratta: 10.45am Memorial Gardens, Ovens St. Light luncheon. Keynote Speaker at the service is WO Don Spinks
Wodonga: 10am - 11.30am Service at Woodland Grove | Lunch and band at Wodonga RSL from 12 noon.
Yackandandah: 10.45am Memorial Garden Gates, High Street