City of Rockledge Memorial Day Ceremony Set Sunday at Rockledge High School Auditorium

By  //  May 27, 2018

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Admission to the ceremony is free

On Sunday, May 27, the City of Rockledge will host its 4th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at 2 p.m. in the Rockledge High School Auditorium. Above, Port Canaveral Commissioner Wayne Justice, Rear Admiral (Ret.), U.S. Coast Guard will be among the guest speakers.

Location Changed to Rockledge High School Auditorium Due to Weather Concerns

BREVARD COUNTY • ROCKLEDGE, FLORIDA — On Sunday, May 27, the City of Rockledge will host its 4th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at 2 p.m. in the Rockledge High School Auditorium.

Originally scheduled to be held at Larry L. Schultz Park, city officials announced Tuesday that the venue has been changed to the auditorium at Rockledge High School, located at 220 Raider Road in Rockledge, because of concerns of a potential tropical weather system.

“The Memorial Day Ceremony originated four years ago when VFW Rocket Post 4534 suspended its annual Memorial Day Parade,” said Lisa Nicholas. City of Rockledge Public Relations Officer.

“The city felt that it was still very important to commemorate the significance of this special day.”

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GUEST SPEAKERS WILL INCLUDE:

• Congressman Bill Posey
• Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey;
• Port Canaveral Commissioner Wayne Justice, Rear Admiral (Ret.), U.S. Coast Guard;
• Chief Master Sgt. Kimberly S. Vinson, Command Chief, 45th Space Wing, Patrick Air Force Base & Cape Canaveral Air Force Station; and
• Col. (Ret.) Danny McKnight, U.S. Army.

In addition, there will be special music courtesy of the Community Band of Brevard, Honor Guard from the Rockledge Police Department and a wreath-laying ceremony.

Admission to the ceremony is free and the public is invited and encouraged to attend. For further information, contact the City of Rockledge, 321-221-7540, or visit CityofRockledge.org

During the City of Rockledge Memorial Day festivities, there will be special music courtesy of the Community Band of Brevard, Honor Guard from the Rockledge Police Department and a wreath-laying ceremony.

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