The American Legion Zack Wheat Post 624 in Sunrise Beach has cancelled its Memorial Day Ceremony scheduled for Monday, May 29, 2017 due to loss of electric power in the area, according to a press release from the post.

The American Legion Zack Wheat Post 624 in Sunrise Beach has cancelled its Memorial Day Ceremony scheduled for Monday, May 29, 2017 due to loss of electric power in the area, according to a press release from the post. Their annual Memorial Day breakfast for veterans has also been cancelled.

Sunrise Beach was the epicenter of a severe storm Saturday afternoon that included an F-1 tornado at the end of Lake Road 5-33, or American Legion Road. The Post where the ceremony would have been held is located further up toward Highway 5. 

On behalf of the American Legion, we wish all veterans a safe and happy Memorial Day. Thank you for your service to our country.