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Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony

May 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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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


Date: May 27
Time: 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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