Provo City’s annual Memorial Day Service will be held on Monday, May 30 at 10:00 am at the Provo City Cemetery (610 S. State Street) in honor of all the servicemen and women who have fought and sacrificed for our country throughout our Nation’s history and all those who are fighting today both at home and abroad.
The service will include musical numbers by the Timpview High School Band, the Pledge of Allegiance lead by Miss Provo, and the Nation Anthem performed by the Timpview Madrigal Choir. There will be a Wreath-Laying Ceremony lead by Mayor John Curtis accompanied by 1st Vice Dean Mendenhall Post American Legion Andrew Howard and Commander Wasatch I DAV John Eakins.
This year we will have the privilege of hearing from a youth speaker, Katie Fietkau and keynote speaker, Past Member Seal Team 1, Michael Kipp. The program will conclude with a 21-gun salute by Metro SWAT and the “Taps” bugle call by Timpview High School Band. Active duty and Veterans are encouraged to wear uniforms.
The event, which was planned by the Provo City Veterans Council and America’s Freedom Festival, is free of charge and open to the public. In the case of inclement weather, the service will move to the Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center Street.