5/27: Memorial Day Ceremony in Dublin

Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Dublin Hosting Annual Memorial Day Ceremony, Monday, May 27 at 9:30 a.m.

Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at state veterans cemetery honoring and remembering all men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice defending Virginia and our Nation from the Revolutionary War to today. Free admission. Public invited and encouraged to attend. Reception to follow ceremony

Keynote speaker: The Honorable Nick Rush, Virginia House of Delegates
Welcome: Ben Crawford, Blacksburg
Roll Call of Veterans: Colonel Patience Larkin, USAF (Ret.)
Invocation and Benediction: Chaplain James Tollier, DAV, Chapter #29, Christiansburg
Colors: Carroll County High School JROTC cadets
Pledge of Allegiance: Dan Grubb, BSA Troop 249, Pulaski
Music: (National Anthem) Beth Shelor, Dublin; (Amazing Grace) Andrew Shields Meeks, Grayson County
Music: Amelia County High School Choral Ensemble and 29th Division Band, Virginia National Guard
Wreath laying: Veteran Service Organizations and Special Guests

Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery
5550 Bagging Plant Road
Dublin, VA 24084

Detailed driving directions at www.dvs.virginia.gov
Free parking on site

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