Memorial Day 2021

Memorial Day

Join us for a  Memorial Day Observance

  • Monday, May 31, 2021
  • 10 a.m.
  • Cornelius Town Hall lawn

Join the Town of Cornelius and American Legion Post 86 as we honor our nation’s servicemen and women who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. This beautiful ceremony that will be held on the lawn at Cornelius Town Hall across from the Cornelius Veteran’s Monument at Rotary Plaza.

The program will include distinguished guests:

  • Master of Ceremonies - Commander Gene McKinney, American Legion Post 86
  • Welcome - Mayor Woody Washam
  • Keynote Speaker - Reverend Dr. Tom Labonte
  • Invocation and Closing Prayer - Pastor David Judge, First Baptist Church of Cornelius 

The event will also include:

  • POW/MIA Empty Chair and Wreath of Remembrance ceremonies
  • Patriotic music by Tony Bailey
  • 21-gun salute