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Date:
May 29, 2023
Time:
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Time Details:
Assemble on the Town Common opposite the Inn on Boltwood between 9:15 AM - 9:30 AM. At 9:30 AM, there will be a procession from the Town Common to the War Memorial Pool where the program will take place.
Location:

Assemble on the Town Common opposite the Inn on Boltwood between 9:15 AM - 9:30 AM. At 9:30 AM, there will be a procession from the Town Common to the War Memorial Pool where the program will take place.

Address:
Amherst, MA 01002
Contact:
413-259-3002
Email:
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Amherst Memorial Day Commemoration

Monday, May 29, 2023

Assemble on the Town Common opposite the Inn on Boltwood between 9:15 AM - 9:30 AM. At 9:30 AM, there will be a procession to War Memorial Pool where the program will take place. Program: Master of Ceremonies: Steven James Connor, Director of Central Hampshire Veterans' Services Invocation: Pastor Floyd Williams National Anthem: Amherst/Pelham Regional Choral Pledge of Allegiance: Commander American Legion Welcome Address: Paul Bockelman, Town Manager Remarks from Lynn Griesemer, President Town Council Presentation of Medal of Liberty Roll Call of Departed Comrades: Commander of American Legion Placing of Wreath: Council President Lynn Griesner & Commander American Legion Terry Fenstad Gun Salute: American Legion TAPS: (recording no performer) Raising of Colors: Commander's American Legion and VFW Benediction: Pastor Floyd Williams

Assemble on the Town Common opposite the Inn on Boltwood between 9:15 AM - 9:30 AM. At 9:30 AM, there will be a procession to War Memorial Pool where the program will take place.

Program

  • Master of Ceremonies: Steven James Connor, Director of Central Hampshire Veterans' Services
  • Invocation: Pastor Floyd Williams
  • National Anthem: Amherst/Pelham Regional Choral 
  • Pledge of Allegiance: Commander American Legion
  • Welcome Address: Paul Bockelman, Town Manager
  • Remarks from Lynn Griesemer, President Town Council
  • Presentation of Medal of Liberty 
  • Roll Call of Departed Comrades: Commander of American Legion
  • Placing of Wreath: Council President  Lynn Griesner & Commander American Legion Terry Fenstad
  • Gun Salute: American Legion
  • TAPS: (recording no performer)
  • Raising of Colors: Commander's American Legion and VFW
  • Benediction: Pastor Floyd Williams
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