2008-07-26 / Top News

Legion Headstone Cleaning Project Continues July 27

Mackinac Island community volunteers and members of the American Legion Post 299 will clean headstones in the city's two cemeteries on Garrison Road Sunday, July 27, beginning at 2 p.m.

The group has been cleaning headstones every last Sunday of the month all summer and will continue to do so through August.

The group welcomes anyone to volunteer and help. Those who would like to volunteer can bring along soft bristled brushes and pails.

The group's goal is to clean headstones in both Ste. Anne's Cemetery and in what is referred to as the Protestant cemetery, across the street from Ste. Anne's Cemetery.

For more information, contact either Paul Wandrie at 847- 6104 or Kelly Bean at 847- 6556.

Donations for the to the headstone cleaning project can also be sent to the American Legion Post 299 at P.O. Box 1518, Mackinac Island.

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