Memorial Day Salute 2018

2018-MemorialDay

The City of Taylor each year conducts a one-hour ceremony on Memorial Day to honor our country's fallen veterans. The program includes reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance, recognition of military veterans and active duty personnel and families, keynote speakers, and singing of the National Anthem and God Bless America. The Taylor Honor Guard conducts the Raising of the Flag, and at the conclusion, there is a Three-Volley Salute by Taylor Police. Light refreshments will be served at the end of the ceremony.

The ceremony is free and open to everyone.

DATE:  Monday, May 28, 2018

TIME:   10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

LOCATION:  Liberty Gardens | Murphy Park, 1600 Veterans Dr., Taylor TX, 76574

WELCOME BY:  Mayor Brandt Rydell and City Manager Isaac Turner

INVOCATION:  Pastor Jim Hejl, Taylor Brethren Church

FEATURED SPEAKERS:  

  • Teddy Weeks, 10th District Commander, American Legion
  • Ronald A. Peterson, State Veterans Service Officer, American Legion

SINGERS:  Chorus Austin | Outreach Choir

TAPS PLAYED BY:  Boy Scout Ben Roberts

For more information, please call the Taylor Public Information Office at 512-352-5448.