Decoration Day started in 1868 to honor Civil War veterans. Within 20 years the name was changed to Memorial Day to commemorate all American veterans. Join with us as we honor our Whitman County Veterans, and their families, for their selfless service to our country on Thursday, May 26 at 5 p.m. on the main floor of the Colfax Library.
Colfax Community Blood Drive 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm, Make appointment online at www.inbcsaves.org or by calling 1-800-423-0151. Sponsor code: WhitmanCountyLibrary.
Celebration highlights include a Color Guard by the Colfax Cub Scout Pack and Boy Scout Troop #595, a traditional folk performance by the Ukulele Players of the Palouse, and book donation by Friends of Hospice. For more information, contact Annie Pillers, Friends of Hospice at (509) 332-4414 or the Colfax Library at (509) 397-4366.Sponsored by Friends of Hospice.