Be aware that Amherst Town Offices will be closed on Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day, please plan your visits accordingly.
We invite you to join us for a Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony on Monday, May 27th beginning at 9:30 a.m. on the Amherst Town Common. The parade will take off from the Amherst Town Common and continue to War Memorial Pool where the ceremony will take place at approximately 9:50 a.m. Town metered and lot parking is free on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27th.
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