Events

FFA Farm and Home Show

Prairie Central Upper Elementary School
February

Memorial Services

Memorial Day

Annual Memorial Day Services 2024

Legion and Legion Auxiliary of the J.A. Folwell Post Unit 174

7:30 a.m. Strawn Cemetery

  • Welcome by Beth Rieger
  • Invocation by Father Archer
  • Raising the Flag, Marcus & Ben Maier
  • Pledge of Allegiance led by Deb Honegger
  • Placing of the Auxiliary Wreath
  • Short message by Father Archer
  • Reading of the names of the deceased veterans in Strawn Cemetery by Christy Decker
  • Salute by Post 174 Honor Guard
  • Benediction by Father Archer
  • Taps

8:00 a.m. Forrest Cemetery

  • Welcome by Beth Reiger
  • Invocation
  • Raising the Flag by Marcus and Ben Maier
  • The flag is raised to full mast and then lowered to half-mast while the Prairie Central Band has a drum roll. When the flag is secured, the band plays the “Star Spangled Banner”
  • Pledge of Allegiance by Deb Honegger
  • Placing of the Auxiliary wreath
  • Music by Prairie Central Band
  • Message by Theresa Thomas, Commander for Forrest, JA Folwell Post 174
  • Salute by Post 174 American Legion Honor Guard.
  • Taps by band member
  • Benediction by Deb Honegger
  • Breakfast is served at the Post home in Forrest following the service


Annual Wabash Festival

East Krack Street / Railroad Park
Last Saturday of September
Contact: Wendy Edelman for booth rental at 815-883-4658 
Contact: Leslie DeFries for Wabash information at 815-848-0716 

Upcoming Events

Forrest Spring Town Wide Garage Sales

Friday, April 19
Saturday, April 20

Contact Phyllis Bellot at 815-657-8774 .

Summer Fun Nights

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • June 14
  • July 12
  • August 9



 
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