West Bend, WI – West Bend will be hosting a Memorial Day program at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 25. The event will be held at the Old Courthouse Plaza on Fifth Avenue and Poplar Street. The ceremony is NOT open to the public however it will be livestreamed at WashingtonCountyInsider.com and on Washington County Insider on Facebook.
Scott Mindel will act as Master of Ceremonies.
Joel Hausmann will lead the audience with the song, “God Bless the U. S. A,” by Lee Greenwood.
America the Beautiful and the reading of the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution will be presented by Samantha Hillshafer. Hasti Ghasemivaghar will read the Gettysburg Address and Shayla Loiacono will be reading the poem, “In Flanders Fields.”
The keynote speaker for the Memorial Day program will be U.S. Air Force veteran Richard Lindbeck.
Pastor Joseph Fisher of Pilgrim Lutheran Church, West Bend will be offering the Opening and Closing prayers.
Gold Star families will be honored at this event.
Local cable will rebroadcast the program.
In case of inclement weather, the program will be held at the American Legion Hall, 712 Park Avenue, West Bend.