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invitation for memorial day program

Memorial Program

Monday, May 29, 2023 starting at 9:00am 
Memorial Park (5001 Bollinger Canyon Rd)

Join the City of San Ramon as we honor fallen service members on Memorial Day 2023 at Memorial Park.  The Memorial Program will last for approximately 1 hour. 

Schedule of Events:

  • Welcome
  • Presentation of Colors & Pledge of Allegiance by San Ramon Police Department Honor Guard
  • "Star Spangled Banner" by Olympia Fields Brass
  • Memorial Day Remarks by San Ramon Vice Mayor, Mark Armstrong
  • Moment of Silence for America's Fallen Heroes 
  • "The Armed Forces Medley" by Olympia Fields Brass
  • Veterans Recognition & Presentation of Challenge Coins, San Ramon City Council
  • "America the Beautiful" by Olympia Fields Brass
  • Remarks by Jaci Beering, Blue Star Moms Chapter 101
  • Poetry Reading "We Hold THeir Honor in Our Hearts" by Jenyth Jo Gearhart-Utchen, San Ramon Poet Laureate
  • "The Navy Hymn (Eternal Father)" by Olympia Fields Brass
  • Reading "In Flanders Fields" by Michelle Lee, The American Legion Post 246
  • "Taps" performed by Bob Gast, Olympia Fields BrassAmerican Legion Post 237
  • Retire the Colors by San Ramon Police Department Honor Guard
  • Closing Remarks & Placing Flags

View of flags for the Field of Flags community memorial

Commemorative Field of Flags
9:00 - 1:00pm

The Commemorative Field of Flags provides an opportunity for community members to have a temporary flag placed in honor of a fallen service member or deceased Veteran at the Memorial Day Program.  FLAG REQUESTS ARE NO LONGER BEING TAKEN VIA ONLINE FORM. PLEASE ATTEND THE MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY TO PLACE A FLAG IN THE FIELD OF FLAGS.