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11
MAY
2017

Memorial Day Service

 

This Memorial Day, Join Us in Remembering…

 
On Sunday, May 28th, at 2:00 PM, Alto-Reste Park and the Good Funeral Home are taking a moment to honor the millions who have served, fought and died to protect our rights and liberties.

All community members and their families are invited to attend our special Memorial Day service and take part in commemorating and celebrating the lives of our country’s fallen heroes.

Admiral James Loy US Coast Guard (Ret.)

Kim K. Vandevander, Director of Admissions and Marketing at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home

 

The ceremony this year will include guest speakers Admiral James Loy – Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard – Retired, and Former Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security; and Kim Vandevander of the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.

 

 

 

 

Other traditional observances during this service will include:

  • Riderless Horse
  • Presentation of Colors
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Songs from all Branches of Service
  • Placing of Wreath at Veteran’s Garden
  • Gun Salute
  • Taps
  • Release of Doves

 
(Download the Memorial Day Program for a list of all the events.)

 

 

The Greater Pennsylvania Military Preservation will also be present with their squad so community members can get up close to restored U.S. military vehicles, artillery pieces, and other memorabilia.

 

 

 

Come and see the Sea of Flags spread throughout the park, and join us in remembering on Sunday, May 28th, at 2:00 PM .

 

 

109 & 108 Alto-Reste Park, Altoona, PA 16601

 

Limited seating will be provided, so please bring your own lawn chair or blanket

For more information about this service,
please call us at 814-944-0879.