Palm Coast - On Monday, May 28, the City of Palm Coast will have a public Memorial Day Ceremony to remember the men and women who have died while serving in the U.S. military.
The Ceremony will begin at 8 a.m. at Heroes Memorial Park, 2860 Palm Coast Pkwy. NW, Palm Coast (1/2 mile west of the Flagler County Library). Parking is available along Corporate Drive and at the Library.
Guest speakers at the ceremony will be Flagler County Veteran Services Officer Lt. Col. (ret.) David P. Lydon of the Flagler County Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America, Edward Beier of American Legion Post 115, and Palm Coast Mayor Milissa Holland. Chaplain Sandy Ausbrooks of American Legion Post 115 offer the invocation.
The presentation of colors will be done by Coastal Florida Police & Fire Pipes & Drums and the Palm Coast Fire Department Honor Guard, and Coastal Florida Police & Fire Pipes & Drums will perform Amazing Grace. The Community Chorus of Palm Coast will perform The Star-Spangled Banner and also offer a musical tribute of Let Freedom Ring and God Bless America.
Memorial wreaths will be presented by World War II veteran Frank M. Fonte and representatives of local veterans organizations. Marine Corps League Detachment 876 will conduct a three-volley salute, and Joe Pepin of American Legion Post 115 will play Taps.
In addition to the mayor, who will emcee the Ceremony, members of the City Council will attend the ceremony. Everyone in the community is encouraged to honor our armed forces by coming out for the Memorial Day Ceremony.
In case of rain, the program will be moved to Palm Coast Fire Station 21, 9 Corporate Drive. For more information, contact Communications & Marketing Manager Cindi Lane at 386-986-3708 or firstname.lastname@example.org.