Memorial Day


 

Monday, May 28, 2018, 1100 hours

Join El Dorado County veterans, their families and fellow patriots

at the El Dorado County Veterans Monument (360 Fair Lane, Placerville)

to honor those who died in service to the United States of America.

Event includes:

  • Parade of flags led by El Dorado County Veterans organizations and youth service organizations
  • Recognition of the Armed Services
  • Pledge of Allegiance led by Veterans Organizations
  • Keynote address 
  • Color guard
  • Invocation and Benediction by veteran ministers and chaplains
  • Patriotic choral songs by the Ponderosa High School Chorus
  • Wreath presentation
  • Presentation of Veterans Monument Scholarships
  • Dedication of Vietnam War and Wars of the Late 20th and the 21st Centuries benches with Naval tattoo ceremony on half-muffled ship’s bell
  • Flyover of WWII Warbirds including a missing man formation
  • Three-volley salute by honor guard
  • Honor guard of veterans