The city of Southfield will commemorate Memorial Day on Friday, May 28 at 9 a.m. on the front steps of Southfield City Hall, 26000 Evergreen Road.
The program will include remarks from Mayor Brenda L. Lawrence, keynote speaker Brigadier General Michael A. Stone, director of the joint staff, Michigan Army National Guard, and Daniel Brightwell from the Southfield Veterans Commission. The ceremony will also include a presentation of colors; 21-Gun Salute; Southfield-Lathrup High School Jazz Band musical performance; and the playing of "Taps." Light refreshments will be available in City Hall following the ceremony.
City Cable 15 will replay the program on Friday, May 28 at 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, May 29 at 12:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.; Sunday, May 30 at 12:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.; and Monday, May 31 at 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. The program is sponsored by the city of Southfield and the Southfield Veterans’ Commission. For more information, contact Southfield Community Relations at (248) 796-5130.