Memorial Day in Plumas – where to honor who those made the ultimate sacrifice

Plumas County residents can participate in Memorial Day events in various areas in the county. Following are details of celebrations in Indian Valley and Quincy this morning. Indian Valley’s culminates in the naming of the Community Member  of the Year at 2 p.m.

Indian Valley

The local American Legion and Rotary Club of Greenville have teamed up for Memorial Day celebrations. The festivities start at 10 a.m. at Greenville Cemetery, followed by 10:30 a.m. at the Gorbet Cemetery, 11 a.m. at the Crescent Mills Cemetery, 11:30 a.m. at the Taylorsville Cemetery, and finally 12 p.m. at Chico Jims Cemetery.

At 12:30 p.m. at the site of the former American Legion post on Main Street there will be a luncheon with local food vendors on hand. The public is asked to bring chairs “for your comfort.”  At 2 p.m. Greenville Rotary Club will announce the 2021 Community Member of the Year.

Quincy 

The 17th annual Plumas County Veterans’ Memorial Ceremony is set for Monday, May 3o, at 10 a.m. at Dame Shirley Plaza in Quincy. Robert J. Zernich, longtime organizer of the event, will deliver the opening address welcoming all veterans and their guests. Zernich is a veteran.

Following the flag raising conducted by the Quincy Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3825, a flag ceremony will be conducted by members of the Quincy Elks Lodge No. 1884. There will also be speakers, music and a food truck.