The city of Southfield will commemorate Memorial Day on Friday, May 27 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 Colonel (P.) Arthur G. Austin, Jr. – Deputy Commander of the 177th Military Police Brigade, and Daniel Brightwell from the Southfield Veterans Commission. The ceremony will also include a presentation of colors; 21-Gun Salute; Southfield-Lathrup High School Choir 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 May 27 at 9:30 p.m., May 28 and 29 at 12:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and May 30 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.