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Posted on: May 19, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Peoria Memorial Association will Host the City of Peoria Memorial Day Program

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Peoria Memorial Association To Hold its Annual Memorial Day Program on Monday, May 29

The event will begin at 10:30 am at the Gateway Building on Peoria’s Riverfront 

 May 19, 2023 (Peoria, IL)   The Peoria Memorial Association will host its annual City of Peoria Memorial Day Program on Monday, May 29 at the Gateway Building, 200 NE Water Street.   The event will begin at 10:30 am with music from the Peoria Municipal Band, led by Director David Vroman and accompanied by Lee Wenger.  The Remembrance Ceremony will commence at 11:00 am.  Peoria Memorial Association member and Second District Council Member Chuck Grayeb noted, “Our community is so very fortunate to attend an event where we honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.  We look forward to seeing our neighbors at this very important event for our community”.   Speakers include the Honorable James E. Shadid, Brigadier General USAF William “Robbie” Robertson (Ret.), and members of the Peoria City Council.  Chairs will be provided, but attendees can also bring their own.  

Participating organizations include Peoria American Legion Post 2, Peoria Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 814, Peoria Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, The Marine Corps League of Peoria, The Peoria Navy Club Ship 34, American Legion Post 979 in Bartonville, and the South-West Kiwanis Club.  

Questions about the program may be directed to Stacy Peterson or Bill Davies of the Peoria Memorial Association by email.

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