St. Cloud Area Metropolitan Veterans Council to host Memorial Day Observance on May 27 - St. Cloud VA Health Care System
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St. Cloud VA Health Care System

 

St. Cloud Area Metropolitan Veterans Council to host Memorial Day Observance on May 27

April 30, 2019

Memorial Day will be observed at the St. Cloud VA on May 27 with an outdoor ceremony at 10:30 a.m. The event will be held in front of Bldg. 92, immediately southeast of the main facility entrance.  

This year’s keynote speaker will be retired Major John Donovan, Minnesota Army National Guard.    

The St. Cloud Municipal Band will provide music.  The ceremony is free and the public is encouraged to attend.  Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs as seating is limited.

Volunteers are needed to escort Veterans to the program and enjoy the morning together.  To volunteer, contact Voluntary Service at (320) 255-6365. 

The observance is coordinated by the St. Cloud Area Metropolitan Veterans Council (Metro Vets), who encourage all citizens to pause for a moment on Memorial Day, to honor those who have died in their nation's defense and to keep the true meaning and spirit of Memorial Day alive.

Attendees may park in the lot to the west of the main drive in front of Building 1 (Main Entrance) or the Apollo High School parking lot immediately adjacent to the 44th Ave. N. / 12th St. N. entrance to the VA Medical Center.