96th Annual Tribute to Veterans
Monday, May 25, 2015
Memorial Day Parade
THE PARADE HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE WEATHER FORECAST.
The 2015 Memorial Day Ceremony WILL take place inside the Christian Liberty Academy Gym at 11am.
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Print the Memorial Day Program
Memorial Day Ceremony
Will take place at Christain Liberty Academy Gym: 11am
Music by the 144th US Army Band
Reading the names of area veterans who have passed away in the last 12 months.
Honoring Arlington’s Fallen HeroesThe 58 young men from our town who died in the service of our Nation – from the Civil War to Afghanistan.
21 gun salute with Taps
Annual "Remembering Our Veterans" photo
Our deepest thanks to the Christian Liberty Academy (CLA) for their support and help on this major effort! CLA is in the former Arlington High School. CLA is just one short block North and one short block WEST of Memorial Park.
The Ceremony will start at 11 am (sharp) and will be conducted that same as if it were outdoors at Memorial Park.
Inside the gym, CLA will setup all the bleachers as well as hundreds of chairs on the floor. A podium with mic will be on stage along with chairs for dignitaries and room for the 144th Army Band.
About the Foundation
"Founded in 2001, the Arlington Heights Park Foundation is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization that serves as the fundraising arm of the Arlington Heights Park District. A Board of Directors consisting of ten local community members acts to improve the quality of life for people utilizing the park system.
The Arlington Heights Park Foundation's goal is to stimulate and promote further interest in parks and recreation.
The Foundation encourages volunteerism and outside resources that will enable enhancement to the Arlington Heights Park District programs while improving the quality of life for those who utilize its parkland, facilities and services.
Financial support for the Foundation itself comes from grants, private donations and special events.