The Evanston War Veterans Council will hold Memorial Day ceremonies at the Veterans Memorial Plaza at Fountain Square in downtown Evanston this morning.

The group will begin assembling at 10 a.m with the ceremony beginning at 10:30.

The Evanston War Veterans Council will hold Memorial Day ceremonies at the Veterans Memorial Plaza at Fountain Square in downtown Evanston this morning.

The group will begin assembling at 10 a.m with the ceremony beginning at 10:30.

There will be non-denominational reflections, singing and remarks by elected officials and the leaders of local veterans groups. The Northwestern University NROTC color guard and rifle team will participate in the event.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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