SEMO Vets March to the River takes places May 27

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.

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.

Amber Ruch

Amber has worked at KFVS for eight years.

Jeffrey Bullard

Jeffrey Bullard

Jeffrey Bullard joined the Heartland News Team in June 2022.