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Memorial Day Events 2020

posted Jun 5, 2019, 11:20 AM by Unknown user   [ updated May 21, 2020, 9:29 AM by Sarah Bateman ]

 

HOLLISTON

May 25th, 2020

11:30 AM

11:40 AM

Arrival

Begin  Welcome OOD Blair - mention streaming live on FB and 

recording by HCAT TV

Invocation - Pastor Scott Foster First Baptist Church

Governor's Proclamation - American Legion Commander Bradford

Speaker - Select Board Member

Prayer - VFW Post Chaplain Ron Turcotte

Benediction - Father Mark, St. Mary's Catholic Church

 

11:55 AM

12:00PM        

Rifle Salute
Taps
Raising of flag to full staff
Dismissal

 May 24th night

Gold Light

Location TBD.  A Gold Light will shine on public building or flag to recognize Gold Star families across the state. 


ASHLAND   - Flags have been placed at Veterans' graves.  No further events this year.

HOPKINTON


May 25th, 2020    

11:00 - Noon    

HCAM wll present Memorial Day Ceremony with add'l footage of speakers Sen. Spilka, Rep. Dykema, Father Cannon, and Rev. Bob Cloutier. 

May 24th night    


Gold Light  
Location TBD.  A Gold Light will shine on public building or flag to recognize Gold Star families across the state. 


MEDWAY


May 25th, 2020    

11:00am

Medway Memorial Day Ceremony will be streaming on FaceBook.  

In order to maintain social distance, the public is asked to NOT attend in person. Please view via Facebook. 

Program of Events:

 1. Master of Ceremonies – Sgt. Doug. Downing

2. Invocation – Monsignor Timothy Moran – Pastor, St. Joseph Church

3. Pledge of Allegiance – Richard A. Parrella

4. National Anthem – Electronic

5. Placing of the wreaths – committee – Doug Downing

6. Presentation of Grand Marshall – Edgar “Doc” Docherty – John Larney

7. Presentation of BOS Proclamation – Jon Foresto

8. Roll Call & Tolling of the bells – Richard A. Parrella

9. Firing Party – Taps ?

10. Benediction – Monsignor Timothy Moran ?

11. God Bless America – electronic

12. Closing Remarks – Sgt. Doug Downing


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