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Meridian Township carries on the tradition of honoring and paying respect to those who have served in the military. A Memorial Day Service will be held on Monday, May 29 at 11:00 am at the Glendale Cemetery.
During the ceremony, the Meridian Community Band will be providing musical tribute selections, Scouts BSA Troop 164G and 125 will lead the Color Guard, and a special presentation will be provided by Pastor Trevor Sutton and Retired Army Veteran Dennis Carpenter.
WHAT: Meridian Township Memorial Day Service
WHEN: Memorial Day – Monday, May 29, 2023 at 11:00 am
WHERE: Glendale Cemetery, 2500 Mt. Hope Road, Okemos
WHO: Open to the public
“I come from a long line of veterans who served, my son served in the Marines for 10 years and now serves in Army,” stated Meridian Township Clerk Deborah Guthrie. “The important oath our family members, friends, and neighbors commit to putting their lives on the line to protect our freedoms is not only an oath we should recognize and respect every day, but especially on Memorial Day.”