St. Joseph Lodge No. 970 along with local scouts sponsored a community Memorial Day Observance at the St. Joseph Veterans Memorial. The event featured an honor guard from Champaign Veterans of Foreign Wars and numerous Scouts.
St. Joseph Worshipful Master Tracy Hogan read a story on Memorial Day and the flag was lowered to half staff by the Scouts as Taps was played. Senior Warden Todd Hitt finished the service by playing Amazing Grace on the bagpipes. Ogden Lodge Brethren WB Denver Phelps and WB Steve Hooper also were part of the honor guard.