AMVETS Post 2006 hosting Memorial Day event in Leesburg

Memorial Day is extra special when it’s shared with the men and women who have served our country and protected our freedoms.

Some of those men and women will be in attendance when AMVETS Post 2006 hosts its annual Memorial Day service at 3pm today, May 28, at the post, 500 N. Canal St., Leesburg. Everyone is welcome, and burgers and hot dogs will be served. Nationally, AMVETS, or American Veterans, is a service organization that represents the interests of 20 million veterans. AMVETS is open to and fighting for all who honorably served in the U.S. military, including the Reserve and Guard, and has more than 250,000 members nationwide, according to For more information about the Leesburg event, visit or