Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 240 will conduct the annual Memorial Day ceremony at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 27, 2013. The event takes place at Veterans Park, adjacent to the Sumner County Administration Building, 355 N. Belvedere Dr., Gallatin. The public is invited to attend.
The program will include a POW/MIA ceremony, Gold Star Family recognition, a rifle salute, the playing of Taps, Rep. Terri Lynn Weaver singing the National Anthem, and keynote speaker Fred Tucker, former Tennessee Commissioner of Veterans Affairs.
Sumner County government offices will be closed Monday, May 27, 2013 in observance of Memorial Day. Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28.
Members of Leadership Sumner, the personal development program designed to educate potential and active community leaders, have pledged to raise funds for the Sumner County Drug Court so it can continue to provide services to individuals convicted of drug- and alcohol-related crimes.
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