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29th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony in Westlake Village


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      May 27, 2019

      Monday  10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

      5600 Lindero Cyn. Rd.
      Westlake Village, California 91361

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      Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park Hosts 
29th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

      The Air National Guard Band of the West Coast will provide a pre-ceremony concert starting at 10:30 a.m. The free event takes place in the Garden of Valor at Pierce Brothers, 5600 Lindero Canyon Rd., in Westlake Village.

      The traditional Avenue of Flags will greet guests, and complement the more than 1,400 flags adorning the graves of our fallen veterans. These individual flags will be placed by local Scouts on May 25.

      The event begins with an assembly bugle call and fly over. The ceremony includes:
      The 23rd Marines Color Guard
      Jerry Knotts, Colonel, USAF, (Ret), Executive Director/Producer and Commander, Conejo Valley Chapter, Military Order of the World Wars
      Robert Melsness, Colonel, USAF, (Ret), past president of Conejo-Simi Valley Chapter, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)
      Major Gary Dickey, Deputy Chaplain, CA Wing, Civil Air Patrol Chaplain Corps / USAF Auxiliary
      Representatives from all five branches of services, Veterans of Foreign Wars
      Piper Wally Boggess and The Memorial Day Choir, comprised of singers from the Village Voices Chorale, the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, Valley Harmony Singers, Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, Temple Judea, and the Forever Young Singers. Gloria Hilliard will direct.

      Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks will have boxes for donations to Cell Phones for Soldiers near the refreshment tables. Guests are encouraged to donate gently used phones and accessories, which are recycled to provide cost-free communication services to active duty military members and veterans.

      For information on the Memorial Day ceremony or about Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks-Griffin Memorial Park, please call 818.889.0902.

      The Memorial Day Ceremony is produced by members of the Conejo Valley Chapter Military Order of the World Wars, the Conejo-Simi Valley Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America, the DiRaimondo Chapter No. 750 of the Military Order of the Purple Hear, the Eric Huberth Post No. 1139 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the 23rd Marines, 2nd Battalion, Camarillo Composite Squadron 61, Group 4, California Wing, USAF Civil Air Patrol, Village Voices Chorale, United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, Temple Judea, The Valley Harmony Singers, Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks-Griffin Memorial Park, and other civic-minded individuals and organizations.

      Cost: Free -

      Categories: Holiday | Neighborhood

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.