Riverside, California 2021-05-30 12:39:03 –
Americans celebrate Memorial Day on Monday, May 31st of this year. One of these ceremonies and events around Corpus Christi pays homage to military personnel who died during their service to the country.
Placement of Memorial Day flags on Flower Bluffs
Flour Bluff’s VFW Post 8932 will place a miniature US flag on the tombstones of more than 60 veterans in Duncan Cemetery, 2500 Debra Lane, at 10 am on Friday, May 28. The general public is invited to help raise the flag and honor veterans. information: https://www.facebook.com/VFWPOST8932CorpusChristi/..
Honor the Army at Seaside Memorial Park
The Seaside Memorial Park and Funeral Hall honor military personnel by placing a small US flag on the veterans’ grave at Ocean Drive 4357 from Saturday, May 28 to Monday, May 31. Seaside had to postpone a major ceremony this year, but continues to honor veterans with the placement of flags in the memorial park. Info: 361-992-9411.
Memorial Day Ceremony in Robstown
The Dignity Memorial will hold a commemorative ceremony on Sunday, May 30th at 5 pm at Memorial Park, 4607 Farm-to-Market 1889, Robstown. Corpus Christi’s veteran band Ram Chavez is the guest speaker and the band will perform during the ceremony. Light meals follow.Info: 361-387-2041 or https://www.facebook.com/MemorialParkCem..
Memorial Day Ceremony at Cheryl Park
Corpus Christi’s Veterans Band will perform at the Memorial Day Ceremony at 222 S. Shoreline Boulevard, Cheryl Veterans Memorial Park, Monday, May 31st, at 10 am.Info: 361-728-7052 or https://www.facebook.com/4bn12inf/..
Memorial Day Cemetery at Coastal Bend Veterans’ Cemetery
The Coastal Bend Veterans Cemetery will feature a Memorial Day ceremony and wreath laying at 9974 Interstate Highway at noon on Monday, May 31st. 37 Access road.Info: 361-248-4830 or https://www.facebook.com/CoastalBendStateVeteransCemetery/..
Memorial Day Ceremony at Rockport
A Memorial Day ceremony will take place on Monday, May 31st, at 2:00 pm at the Veterans Memorial Park on Austin Street in Rockport. The ceremony will include color presentations and posts, a music tribute, a “national anthem” performance by Corpus Christi’s veterans band, and a “unit report” from the American Legion Forum Post & Unit # 324F. .. , Carl Morrison American Legion Post & Unit # 363 & Sons of the Legion, Stewart-Wendell Veterans of Foreign Wars Post # 3904. Light meals are served on American Legion 19701 South Church Street.
The BBQ lunch will be served after the ceremony at the American GI Forum (1911 Hardee Street, Rockport Info: 361-729-2213).
Honor the hero of USS Lexington
The USS Lexington Museum on the Bay will host a commemorative ceremony and wreath laying ceremony at North Shoreline Boulevard 2914 on Monday, May 31st at 2:00 pm. Info: 361-888-4873.
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