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Annual Memorial Day ceremony honors the fallen

Post Date:05/08/2019 12:04 pm

Buckeye’s annual Memorial Day ceremony is Monday, May 27th, 9 a.m. at the Louis B. Hazelton Memorial Cemetery, 23100 W. Broadway Road in Buckeye. The 30-minute ceremony salutes all service personnel who paid the ultimate price for their country.

This year’s keynote speaker is Scott W. Lowe, Lt. Commander, CEC, USN (Retired). Lowe is also the city’s Public Works Director.   Colonel speaking

Representatives from the Buckeye Fire and Medical Rescue and Police departments will serve as color guard for the event.

Other event highlights include a history of the cemetery and details about a few of the service men and women now resting peacefully at the cemetery.

The event is a collaborative effort by the Buckeye Patriotic Committee, which includes members from the city of Buckeye, the American Legion, Buckeye Elks Lodge, Daughters of the American Revolution and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

To download a flyer, please visit buckeyeaz.gov/Events

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