Purcellville News Flash

Posted on: May 19, 2017

News Release - Memorial Day Ceremony

PURCELLVILLE, Va. May 19, 2017— The Town of Purcellville encourages all citizens to come out to honor our Fallen Veterans on Memorial Day, Monday May 29th, 2017 beginning at 11:45am at Purcellville Town Hall located at 221 South Nursery Ave.

Below is the schedule for the ceremony:

Welcome and Introductions
 
Invocation 
Mayor Kwasi A. Fraser
Reverend Dr. David Milam, St. Andrew Presbyterian Church
 
Remarks
Blue Ridge District Supervisor and United States Marine Corps Veteran Tony Buffington
 
Memorial Service at Teardrop 
 
Johnathan Chambers, Traditional Bagpiper
(please proceed to teardrop intersection) 
 
Laying of the Wreaths
 
“Taps"
 
Gold Star Families and American Legion Post 293
Rick Reaves, Director of Bands
Loudoun Valley High School
 
Raising of the American Flag 
American Legion Post 293
Pause for a Moment of Silence
 
Benediction
 
Rev. Thomas Simmons
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
 
Concluding Remarks 
Mayor Kwasi A. Fraser
 


Please note: Traffic will be diverted in the area of the teardrop intersection from approximately 11:55 AM – 12:05 PM to honor our Fallen. This will impact traffic on Main Street from Hatcher Avenue to 21st Street and from Nursery Avenue and 20th Street onto Main Street.

 

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