Thursday, May 24, 2012

Memorial Day

There are three Memorial Day Events scheduled for our area on Monday, May 28, 2012. 

VFW Post 3282 is holding a Ceremony at 10:00 am at Veteran's Park in the City Center of Port Orange. There will be a fly -over, 21 gun salute and a wreath ceremony. The VFW also holds a picnic at 1:00pm at their post, 5810 S. Williamson Blvd. The event is open to the public and they ask for a $5.00 donation at the door.

New Smyrna Beach will hold it's ceremony in Riverside Park. It is at 11:00am and is hosted by the VFW Post 4250. This is an annual ceremony and speakers include Mayor Adam Barringer. I went to this one last year and it was very nice.

American Legion Post 285 hosts the ceremony held at the Edgewater - New Smyrna Cemetery. The cemetery is located at 700 S. Ridgewood Ave. There are several speakers, music and a fly-over. The Legion Post also hosts a reception following at their facility located at 4497 Ridgewood Ave in Edgewater. I went to this one two years ago with my children and it was also excellent.

Have a safe Memorial Day Weekend!