Lakeland Event Posting

Memorial Day Service

Lakeland Community College will hold a Memorial Day service the Thursday before Memorial Day, May 24 at noon.

Lakeland's Veterans Center invites Lakeland employees, students and community members to join them at the new Lakeland Veterans Memorial located outside the Athletic and Fitness Center on campus (Y-Building).

The service will be carried out as follows:

  • Welcome by Ed Evans, Lakeland Veterans Center
  • Posting of Colors, American Legion Post 112 and Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 8548
  • "Star Spangled Banner," Michele Wisniewski
  • Guest Speaker, Mike J. Evangelista, U.S. Army, Commander American Legion Post 112
  • Lying of Wreaths, American Legion and VFW Auxiliaries
  • Invocation, Bill Keller, District Commander, American Legion
  • Rifle Salute, Honor Guard
  • Taps, Patrolman Dean Becker, Lakeland Campus Police and Gretchen Bryan, Bugles Across America
  • Benediction, Bill Keller, District Commander, American Legion
  • Casing of Colors
  • "America the Beautiful," Michele Wisniewski
  • "Amazing Grace," bagpipe performance

Event Details
Date: Thursday, May 24, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM-11:30 PM
Location: Building Y, Veterans Memorial
Contact: Ed Evans

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