St. Cloud VA Health Care System
St. Cloud Area Metropolitan Veterans Council to host Memorial Day Observance on May 28
May 10, 2018
Memorial Day will be observed at the St. Cloud VA on May 28 with a parade at 10:30 a.m. and an outdoor ceremony at 11 a.m. Both events will be held at the St. Cloud VA Medical Center, 4801 Veterans Drive, in St. Cloud, in front of Bldg. 92, immediately southeast of the main facility entrance.
This year’s keynote speaker will be Korean War Veteran Ken Norby.
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 very 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 events are 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.