City of Southfield Veterans Commission seeks veteran tributes for Memorial Day Ceremony

April 30, 2019

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The city of Southfield and the Southfield Veterans’ Commission are seeking individuals who would like to present a tribute to a veteran of any U.S. military branch at the City’s Memorial Day Ceremony.

The city of Southfield will commemorate Memorial Day on Friday, May 24 at 9 a.m. in Southfield City Hall Council Chambers located at 26000 Evergreen Road. As part of the ceremony, the City and the Veterans’ Commission will include short remembrances or tributes to military veterans, particularly World War II, whether living or deceased to recognize their service to our country. Tributes may be made in person or interested parties may submit photos and information in advance for inclusion in a pre-prepared presentation. To participate, please submit a photo (preferably in uniform) as well as the veteran’s name, rank, military branch and where they served (if applicable) to If you would like to present in person, please call Southfield Community Relations at (248) 796-5130 to sign up.

The Southfield Veterans’ Commission serves to: strengthen common veterans’ causes and to make the community aware of veterans’ rights and roles; honor those who have passed on; preserve honor for those veterans of the future; and to assist veterans and their families when in need.

For more information, contact Southfield Community Relations at (248) 796-5130 or visit