Memorial Day Celebration At Guaje Pines Monday

COMMUNITY News:

The community is invited to attend the annual Memorial Day Celebration hosted this year by the Elks at 11 a.m. Monday, May 30 at Guaje Pines Cemetery.

Program:

Opening Salute

  • Los Alamos High School NJROTC

Welcome and Introduction by the Master of Ceremonies

  • Robert Villa Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks #2083

March on the Colors

  • Los Alamos High School NJROTC

Flag Raising

  • Los Alamos High School NJROTC

National Anthem “The Star Spangled Banner”

  • Lauren Partin

Pledge of Allegiance

  • LAHS NJROTC
  • Boys and Girls Scouts of America

Invocation

  • Fr. Glenn Jones, Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Former Captain USMC

Fly Over

  • Los Alamos Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol, NM Wing (May be canceled)

State Proclamation

  • Stephanie Garcia Richard, Representative, House Dist. 43

County Proclamation

  • Pete Sheehey, Chair Air Force 76-79, Los Alamos County Council

Color Guard furnished by:

  • The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks – Lodge #2083
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8874
  • The American Legion Post 90
  • The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 90
  • Knights of Columbus 4th Degree, Donald A. Larson Assembly 0688
  • Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8874
  • Sons of the American Legion Squadron 90
  • The American Legion Riders Post 90, Chapter 19
  • The Military Order of the World Wars Chapter 229
  • Los Alamos Masonic Lodge Pajarito Lodge #66
  • Girl Scouts of America
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • LAHS NJROTC

Distribution of Programs

  • Girl Scouts of America
  • Boy Scouts of America

Thanks to

  • KRSN, LA Monitor, LA Daily Post, LA County, LAPD, VFW Ladies Auxiliary, LA Auxiliary Fire Brigade, Karen Gray DAR, Memorial Day Committee Chair Los Alamos Elks lodge 2083.

Memorial Day Joint-Committee

  • The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks – Lodge #2083 *
  • Veterans of Foreign War Post 8874
  • The American Legion Post 90 *
  • The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 90 *
  • Knights of Columbus 4th Degree, Donald A. Larson Assembly 0688 *
  • Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8874
  • The American Legion Riders Post 90, Chapter 19
  • The Military Order of the World Wars, Chapter 229 *
  • Daughters of the American Revolution, Valle Grande Chapter
  • Los Alamos Masonic Lodge Pajarito Lodge #66 *
  • LAHS NJROTC

Placing of the Wreaths *

  • Los Alamos County Community Service Organizations

Address by Guest of Honor

  • Vernon Kerr Corporal 1950-1952

“America the Beautiful”

  • Lauren Partin

“Amazing Grace”

  • Ethan Aulews (bagpipes)

Benediction

  • Fr. Glenn Jones, Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Former Captain USMC

Three Volley Salute

  • Los Alamos High School NJROTC

Taps

  • Troy Matevia, American Legion Post 90

All participants and those present at this Memorial Day Ceremony are cordially invited to the ELKS Lodge at 1601 Trinity Dr., for hot dogs, beans, salsa, chips and apple pie.

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