Provo City’s annual Memorial Day Service will be held on Monday, May 27 at 10:00 am at the Provo City Cemetery (610 S. State Street) in honor of all the servicemen and women who have fought and sacrificed for our country throughout our Nation’s history and all those who are fighting today both at home and abroad.
The service will include musical numbers by Treeside Elementary Choir, the Pledge of Allegiance lead by Miss Provo Maren Paris Cline, a 21-gun salute by Metro Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team, and the “Taps” bugle call by Jaden Anderson, American Legion Eagle Scout Scholarship Recipient.
This year we will have the privilege of hearing from our keynote speaker, Doug Witney
Vietnam Veteran, US Army; youth speaker, Rebecca Reynosa, Freedom Festival Essay Medalist; and remarks by Andrew HowardCaptain, US Navy (ret).
The event, which was planned by the Provo City Veterans Council and America’s Freedom Festival, is free of charge and open to the public. Active duty and Veterans are encouraged to wear uniforms. In the case of inclement weather, the service will move to the Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center Street. Hope to see you there!