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Asheville and Buncombe County Hold Memorial Day Day Ceremony

ASHEVILLE, NC – The City of Asheville Mayor’s Committee on Veterans Affairs, in conjunction with Buncombe County, will host the annual Memorial Day ceremony at 3 p.m. on Monday, May 31, 2010 at the Veteran’s Memorial at Memorial Stadium, located at 32 Buchanan Place in Asheville.

The event highlights will include:

– Presentation of Colors by Enka High School ROTC

– Recognitions of Service by Buncombe County Chairman David Gantt and Asheville Mayor Terry Bellamy

– Performances by Taylor Whiteside, Connell Sanderson, the Reuter Center Singers

– A 21-Gun Salute by Asheville Police Department Honor Guard

The public is invited. For more information on the event, please contact Pam Kelly at 552-9226 or email at [email protected]

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