Cemetery decoration regulations

Beginning April 1 and continuing until Nov. 125, all decorations at Violet Hill Cemetery must be contained in a vase, placed in the headstone or hung on an ornamental lawn hook.

Exceptions include Mother’s Day, May 11, when decorations are allowed five days prior to the holiday and five days after, Memorial Day, May 26, when decorations are allowed 10 days prior to the holiday and seven days after, and Father’s Day, June 15, when decorations are allowed five days prior to the holiday and five days after.

Fireworks fundraiser and pie auction

The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual fireworks drive and pie auction are slated for April 3. The fireworks drive will take place in the downtown Cultural District from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the pie auction will be held from 8-9 a.m in coordination with KDLS Radio.

For more information or to volunteer, contact Chamber Program Coordinator Chrissy Von Behren-Danger at 515-465-4601.