PURCELLVILLE, Va. MAY 21, 2018— The Town of Purcellville encourages all citizens to come out to honor our Fallen Veterans on Memorial Day, Monday May 28th, 2018 beginning at 11:45 a.m. at Purcellville Town Hall located at 221 South Nursery Ave. Details about the ceremony are below.
Purcellville Town Hall
Welcome by the Mayor
Remarks by guest speaker, SSgt William Slease III, Veteran and his wife, Alice Slease
Letter from Congresswoman Barbara Comstock, shared by Erin Rayner, Director of Community Outreach and Engagement for the Congresswoman
Procession to the Tear Drop
American Legion presents military wreaths
Families of the Fallen present local hero wreaths
"Taps" played by Rick Reaves
American Legion gives a 21-gun salute
American Legion raises the American flag
Moment of silence
Purcellville Mayor Fraser reads a proclamation
Closing remarks by Mayor 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.