Monday, May 20, 2019

City of Dunwoody to hold Memorial Day Ceremony on May 27

The City of Dunwoody Memorial Day Ceremony is an important tradition, taking place at the Brook Run Park Veterans Memorial.

Dunwoody, GA – May 20, 2019 – The City of Dunwoody will hold its annual Memorial Day Ceremony at 10 a.m. on May 27 at the Brook Run Park Veterans Memorial (4770 N. Peachtree Road). The public ceremony is co-hosted by Dunwoody’s veteran events planning committee.

“Our Memorial Day Ceremony is an important Dunwoody tradition,” said Bev Wingate, coordinator of the committee. “The organizing committee works to make certain we never forget those who sacrificed their lives for their country and our freedom.”

Kevin L. Miller, president of the Georgia Veterans Day Association, will be the guest speaker. Rev. Kathy Brockman, associate pastor at Dunwoody United Methodist Church, will give the invocation. The ceremony is a rain-or-shine event.

The veteran events planning committee serves as an independent group that works in tandem with the city to present the Memorial and Veterans Day events. The organizing committee members include veterans, active military, and representatives from leading community organizations.

Captain Wayne Radloff, USN (RET), will serve as master of ceremonies. Mayor Denis Shortal, Brigadier General USMC (RET), will give the welcome and present the Remembrance Wreath, along with Radloff and Command Sergeant Major Simon Jones, USA (RET). Robert Comeaux, worship & arts pastor at Dunwoody Baptist Church will sing the National Anthem and “God Bless America.”

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For more information regarding the City of Dunwoody, please contact Jennifer Boettcher, City of Dunwoody Communications Director, at 678-382-6881 or at Jennifer.Boettcher@dunwoodyga.gov.

About the City of Dunwoody, Georgia

Dunwoody is located in metro Atlanta, in northern DeKalb County, Georgia and was officially incorporated as a city on December 1, 2008. The City of Dunwoody provides quality service to its citizens and supports the largest economic engine in the Southeast by planning in a careful and thoughtful manner. The City of Dunwoody is inventive, transparent and embraces responsible progress, tempered by the city’s rich history and strong desire to maintain a close and vibrant community atmosphere that values family life and the entrepreneurial spirit. The City of Dunwoody supports and nurtures a community dedicated to the preservation of family, education, religious institutions, and the environment.  

 

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