Elgin VFW celebrates Memorial Day Posted in: LifestyleCOVID-19 On Sunday morning, the Elgin Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6115 hosted their annual Memorial Day ceremony, despite a few differences from their usual event caused by COVID-19 precautions. Instead of breakfast, the VFW offered just coffee and donuts to attendees, and the outdoor Memorial Day ceremony was held in front of a couple of rows of chairs spaced feet apart from each other. Post commander Chuck Swain, along with other leaders of the post, delivered a speech honoring those who lost their lives while serving their country. ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!