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Posted on: May 26, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Memorial Day Commemoration and Parade

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The Memorial Day Commemoration will be held Monday May 29th

Parade will begin at Town Common at 9:30 am, followed by a ceremony at War Memorial Pool at approximately 10 am

Amherst Town Manager Paul Bockelman will be the Master of Ceremonies.

Invocation:

National Anthem: members of the Amherst/Pelham regional chorale.

Pledge of Allegiance: Commander of VFW & American Legion

Remarks from the Veterans Director

Remarks: Representative Solomon Goldstein-Rose/Senator Stanley Rosenberg/Selectboard member Connie Kruger. 

Guest Speaker: Rob McAllister 

Band Selection: Hopkins Academy 

Roll Call of Departed Comrades: Commander of VFW & American Legion 

Placing of the Wreath Gun Salute: American Legion

“TAPS”:

Raising of Colors: Commander’s American Legion and VFW

Benediction:

Chorus Song: Amherst-Pelham Regional High School Chorale


*Check back in the event of inclement weather on the morning of ceremony for updates. 

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