A Memorial Day Ceremony commemorating U.S. military personnel who died while in service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 29, at O’Fallon Veterans Memorial Walk, 800 Belleau Creek Road, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. Free parking is available.
Elizabeth (Betty) Gonzales will be the keynote speaker for the event. A former U.S. Marine, Ms. Gonzales is the Missouri State Commander for the American Legion. She is the first woman to be elected to that office.
O’Fallon Mayor Bill Hennessy will deliver opening remarks. The presentation of colors, wreath laying and honor guard will be provided by American Legion Post 388.
In observance of the holiday, the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, will be closed.
Directions: On I-70 in O’Fallon, take Exit 219 at T.R. Hughes Boulevard and Belleau Creek Road. Turn south. O’Fallon Veterans Memorial Walk is just off the I-70 overpass at the southeast corner of Belleau Creek Road and Veterans Memorial Parkway.