A Memorial Day Parade will lead off from the Amherst Town Common at 9:30 a.m. Monday, May 30, 2011 followed by a ceremony at parade end at the War Memorial Pool at 10 a.m. Town Manager Musante is the Master of Ceremonies with Veteran's Service Office Steven Connor providing the invocation. Eagle Scouts will lead the Pledge of Allegience, followed by a Memorial Reading by Select Board Chair Stephanie O'Keeffe. Roll Call of Departed Comrades will be read by Commanders of the V.F.W. and American Legion Posts with Hopkins Academy Marching Band offering up various patriotic musical selections. Please join in the remembrance honoring all those who serve our country and provide a tribute to those who died for our freedoms.