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Date:
May 27, 2019
Time:
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Time Details:
9:30 a.m. Assemble on Town Common for Parade 9:50 a.m. (approx) Ceremony at War Memorial Pool
Location:
Amherst Town Common, then Parade to War Memorial Pool
Address:
4 Boltwood Avenue
Amherst, MA 01002
Contact:
413-259-3002
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Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony

Monday, May 27, 2019

Parade starts off at Town Common at 9:30 Ceremony begins at War Memorial Pool, after parade approximately 9:50 am Master of Ceremonies: Town Manager Paul Bockelman National Anthem: Members of the Amherst/Pelham regional chorale. Pledge of Allegiance: Commander of VFW & American Legion Welcome Address: Lynn Griesemer, President of the Amherst Town Council Remarks: Representative Mindy Domb Guest Speaker: Tracy Taylor, Gold Star Mother Roll Call of Departed Comrades: Commander of VFW & American Legion Placing of the Wreath Gun Salute: American Legion “TAPS”: Bobby Klesch Raising of Colors: Commander’s American Legion and VFW