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Posted on: May 20, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony, Office Closures

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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

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