Media Release

Memorial Day Ceremony

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 1:00 AM

May 12, 2009

1:15 p.m.

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Office of Veteran Services invites citizens to attend the Memorial Day Ceremony on May 25, 2009, beginning at 10 a.m. at Forrest Meadows Cemetery East (3700 SE Hawthorne Rd, Gainesville).

This event will honor those that have died serving our country, with special recognition of former WASP's (Women's Air Service Pilots). Planned events include: flyover, flag ceremony, honor squad, introduction of surviving WW II WASP's and free barbecue.

For more information, contact the Alachua County Office of Veteran Services at 352-264-6740.



  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).