Rep. John Carter Speaks at Memorial Day Ceremony

May 19, 2015

The annual Memorial Day ceremony in Georgetown will be held at Georgetown-Williamson County Veterans Memorial Plaza in Sun City Texas. The event begins at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, May 25. The annual service is free and open to the public.

The guest speaker is Rep. John Carter, representing Texas’ 31st Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Carter serves on a number of committees, including chair of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee. Music will be provided by the 36th Infantry Division Band of the Texas Army National Guard and the Village Elementary Honor Choir. Additionally, a flyover will be performed by Falcon Flight, a Texas-based formation flying team.

The program begins with a ceremonial presentation of flags involving color guards from the Navy Junior ROTC at East View and Stony Point high schools, the Georgetown Fire Department, and the Williamson County EMS. The ceremony also includes singing of the national anthem, presentation of wreaths at both Memorial Walls, and sounding of taps.

Seven-hundred folding chairs will be placed at the plaza for seating. Guests also are invited to bring folding chairs and sit under the trees. The Sun City Community Association will serve refreshments on the Social Center patio after the ceremony.

Georgetown-Williamson County Veterans Memorial Plaza is located at 2 Texas Drive, behind the Social Center in the Sun City neighborhood in Georgetown.

In case of rain, the event will be held in the Social Center Ballroom.

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