SEMO Vets March to the River takes places May 27

If you're looking for a way to honor veterans this weekend, you can attend the annual March to the River this Saturday in Cape Girardeau
Published: May. 4, 2023 at 3:34 PM CDT|Updated: May. 27, 2023 at 12:01 PM CDT
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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - SEMO Vets held its March to the River event on Saturday, May 27.

Organizers say the event honors fallen service persons and raises awareness of the true meaning of Memorial Day. Participants are encouraged to share stories of their fallen family members or friends.

It will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Registration starts at 8 a.m. at KC Hall on Spanish Street.

Alan Schoen, with SEMO Vets, is inviting the public to Saturday's March to the River event to honor fallen service members this Memorial Day weekend.

According to the group, transportation will be provided to the park. The march is from the County Park back to the KC Hall where there will be BBQ, beverages and a band.

Proceeds will go to help with local veterans’ needs.