Alachua County Veteran Services, in collaboration with the City of Gainesville and Milam Funeral Homes, welcomes the community to attend the annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the Historic Evergreen Cemetery (401 SE 21st Avenue, Gainesville). The ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. (attendees are encouraged to arrive by 10 a.m.). The event is free, and a free lunch will be available to attendees.
This ceremony honors and remembers veterans and military service members who lost their lives in service to the nation. This event features multiple patriotic ceremonies, a Presentation of Colors, an American Flag ceremony, musical tributes, and inspirational words from area leaders.
Alachua County Veteran Services Director Kim Davis said, “It is our honor to hold the Memorial Day Ceremonies for our community so we may continue to honor and remember our fallen heroes.”
For more information, contact Kim Davis at 352-264-6739.