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Memorial Day Event Planned In Bel Air

The Town of Bel Air is scheduled to hold a Memorial Day ceremony in Shamrock Park on Monday.

For many Memorial Day means an extra day off work, cookouts, swimming pools and the start of the summer season.

The purpose of the day, however, is to remember and honor those who have given the ultimate sacrifice in armed service to this country.

This honor is not something forgotten in Bel Air.

On Monday, Memorial Day, a patriotic program will be held in located at Hickory Avenue and Lee Way behind the .

The program, which runs from 10:30 to 11 a.m., honors men and women of the United States Armed Forces with words, music and action.

A Color Guard and flyover will be part of the ceremony as well as wreaths presented by each branch of the Armed Forces, according to the town's website.

Have you been to this event in the past? Do you plan to attend this year? Share your thoughts on Memorial Day below.

Bob May 26, 2012 at 11:47 PM
This is a great Memorial Day program put on by the town of Bel Air. The Bel Air Community Band will play patriotic music starting at 10:30AM.
Carol May 29, 2012 at 01:29 AM
I thank God for the Men and women who have given to this Country as we remember them on this day. Men and women gave their lives so we can be free, Jesus gave His live that we may have eternal life if we beleive. Let us never forget

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