A Memorial Day Ceremony commemorating U.S. military personnel who died while in service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 29, at O’Fallon Veterans Memorial Walk, 800 Belleau Creek Road in O’Fallon.
Elizabeth (Betty) Gonzales will be the keynote speaker for the event. A former U.S. Marine, Ms. Gonzales is the Missouri State Commander for the American Legion. She is the first woman to be elected to that office.
O’Fallon Mayor Bill Hennessy will deliver opening remarks. The presentation of colors, wreath laying and honor guard will be provided by American Legion Post 388.
Free parking is available for the event.
In observance of the holiday, the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, will be closed.