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Memorial Day Ceremony

May 30 @ 6:00 am - 12:00 pm

In honor of those who served with courage and valor John Hancock, Cmdr., American Legion Post #11
Tom Zonsius, Cmdr., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post#1981
Presented by: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #1981, American Legion Post #11, Boy Scout Tropps #116 and #117
Music by Priscilla Huerta,  Bugler: Reggie King
Schedule of events
6 a.m. — Placement of the Avenue of Flags at Courthouse Park
7:30 a.m. — Placement of the Avenue of Flags at Arbor Vitae
9 a.m. — Veterans Day Ceremony Arbor Vitae
9:30 a.m. — Veterans Day Ceremony at Cedar Creek Living Center
10 a.m. — Veterans Day Ceremony at Calvary Cemetery
11 a.m. — Courthouse Park – Memorial Day Ceremony
Master of Ceremonies: Tom Zonsius, Cmdr., VFW Post #1981
Other dignitaries: City and County of Madera staff and state officials
Honored Guest Speakers: David Giglio, Tom Zonsius
Main Program
Posting of the Colors: VFW Post #1981 and American Legion Post #11
Pledge of Allegiance: Tom Zonsius, VFW Cmdr.
Prayer: Tom Zonsius, VFW Cmdr.
National Anthem by Priscilla Huerta “America the Beautiful”
Guest Speaker: David Giglio
Patriotic Service Songs by Priscilla Huerta
Presentation of the Wreaths:  Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #1981 and VFW Post #1981 Auxiliary, Tom Zonsius, Cmdr., and Midge Bell, president American Legion Post #11 and American Legion Auxilliary Unit #11 Stan and Bobbie Martin, Richard Rey, Military
Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter #106 Commander Speech and introduction of the Honor Guard “Amazing Grace” by Priscilla Huerta
Salute to Fallen Comrades Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #1981 Honor Guard Rifle Squad
“Taps” by Reggie King “God Bless America” by Priscilla Huerta and all in attendance
Closing Prayer: David Rodriguez, Chaplin, American Legion Post #11
Retire the Colors Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #1981 and American Legion Post #11 Color Guards


May 30
6:00 am - 12:00 pm


Madera County Courthouse
200 S. G Street
Madera, CA 93637 United States
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