SOUTHERN UTAH – In observance of Memorial Day, cities and veterans groups around Southern Utah will be holding services designed to honor and pay tribute to those members of the armed forces who died while in the service and protection of our country.
Below is a list of observances and dedications being held throughout Southern Utah.
American Legion Observances
Post 142 | SunRiver Community Center, 4275 Country Club Drive, St. George | 8 a.m.
- Tom Cover will give a speech about the meaning of Memorial Day, and the American Bald Eagle statue will be dedicated. Members of the Knights of Columbus and the Marine Corps League will be participating in the ceremonies
Post 100 | Hurricane City Cemetery, 850 N. 220 West, Hurricane | 8 a.m.
- Hurricane Mayor John Bramall will be the featured speaker
Post 912 | Washington City, Veteran’s Park, 75 E. Telegraph St., Washington City | 10 a.m.
- Washington City Mayor Ken Neilson will be the speaker for their event
Post 90 | St. George City Cemetery, 700 E. Tabernacle, St. George | Noon
- Mikaline Ipson will sing the National Anthem along with other patriotic songs. The featured speaker this year will be Hyrum W. Smith, a member of Post 90
Post 711 | Southern Utah Veteran’s Home, 160 N. 200 East, Ivins | 2 p.m.
- There will be various groups providing patriotic music, and Ski Ingram will be the featured speaker
Additional observances, activities
Team Red, White and Blue WOD with Warriors | CrossFit St. George, 1449 N. 1400 West, St. George | 8-10 a.m.
- Join team Red, White and Blue in a functional fitness tribute to veterans
- The Memorial Day service will take place at the Parowan City Cemetery near the flagpole
Memorial Day recognition and Veteran’s Memorial Service | Cedar City Cemetery, 685 N. Main, Cedar City | 9 a.m.
- Cedar’s service will include bagpipes, a piper drum, military salute and more
- Water district holds military giveaway day, free conservation items
- National fund-raiser for veterans hits Sunbrook next week
- Rollin’ with the veterans at 2nd annual pinewood derby; STGnews Videocast
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