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The annual Memorial Day event at Eternal Valley Memorial Park and Mortuary will take place on Monday, May 28 beginning at 10 a.m.

Prelude music will be performed by the Santa Clarita Valley Concert Band, led by Tim Durand, conductor.

This complimentary event is expected to draw thousands of visitors. It is held in the front parking lot of the Mortuary office at Eternal Valley, 23287 North Sierra Highway, Newhall 91321.

“Memorial Day is a day to honor and remember the brave American heroes who gave their lives serving our country,” said Curtis Woods II, general manager of Eternal Valley Memorial Park. “We are grateful to host this important tradition that brings families and friends together in a show of patriotism and respect.”

Arriving guests will see an avenue of large American flags as they arrive. On Saturday, May 26, scouts and their families, the Young Marines, and other community volunteers will place flags at the graves of veterans buried in the Veterans Section and throughout the memorial park creating a virtual carpet of red, white and blue.

A fly-over of World War II aircraft by the Condor Squadron will open the event.

Fred Arnold, veteran, US Air Force Reserves, will greet guests and Pastor John R. Koczman, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, will provide the invocation and benediction.

Bill Reynolds, president and Vietnam Veteran, US Army, will give the President’s Message and Gary Sproul, chief operating and financial officer for the Signal newspaper will give the keynote address.

The Ronald Reagan Marine Corps League from Simi Valley will post colors and conduct the rifle salute. The presentation of flags to grave markers will be handled by Young Marines of Santa Clarita Valley with Raymond and Joshua Torres, and bagpiper Chelsea Joy will participate.

Additionally, HM3 Steve Quach, Desert Storm veteran, US Navy and Fausto Galvan, Vietnam veteran, US Marine Corps, will remember our fallen veterans with an honor bell. Mary White will give a tribute to our fallen warriors with Hugh Cline on acoustic guitar.

Taps will be played by Robert Martinez, Vietnam veteran, US Marine Corps. Memorial Wall and closing will be given by Curtis Woods II, general manager, Eternal Valley Memorial Park.

The ceremony participants and contributors include the city of Santa Clarita, Charmaine’s Florist, Santa Clarita Valley Concert Band, World War II Condor Squadron, Santa Clarita Valley Elks Lodge #2379, Ronald Reagan Marine Corps League, Simi Valley Young Marines of Santa Clarita Valley, Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 355 – The Lost Patrol & Associates, Santa Clarita Valley Signal Newspaper, Briana Garden, Air Force ROTC, Doug Barrett – Decibel Studios, American Legion Post 507 & Auxiliary, Dennis Witzel, Vietnam veteran, US Army, Millena Hicks, country and western singer, Rebel Heart, BBS Carpenter Shop, Brian Bovert, Boy Scouts of America, Bill Hart District, Cub Scouts, Bill Hart District, Girl Scouts, Greater Los Angeles, Santa Clarita Emblem Club #459, Canyon Theatre Guild, Easter Costume, North Hollywood, Eternal Valley Memorial Park, Scott Watson, Sean O’Connell, Nolan Kulp, Elizabeth Howell, William Howell, and other civic-minded individuals and organizations.

For more information about the Memorial Day ceremony or Eternal Valley Memorial Park, call 661-259-0800.

About Eternal Valley Memorial Park and Mortuary
Eternal Valley Memorial Park and Mortuary in Newhall, Calif., is a proud member of the Dignity Memorial network of more than 1,800 funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers in North America. Dignity Memorial, the country’s most trusted resource for funeral and memorialization services, offers an unmatched combination of products and locations serving families with care, integrity, respect and service excellence. For more information, call 661-259-0800 or visit eternalvalleymortuary.com.

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