Tricounty News

St. Cloud plans Memorial Day ceremonies

Volunteers can assist with escorting veterans to the program

The St. Cloud Area Metropolitan Veterans Council (MetroVets) is hosting a Memorial Day program at the St. Cloud VA Medical Center's Building 96, Monday, May 30. The program begins with a mini-parade at 10:30 a.m., followed by a ceremony at 11a.m.

Building 96, the recreation building, is located on the west side of the VA campus, near the Veterans Golf Course.

This year's keynote speaker is Command Sergeant Major Daniel Smith. Smith is the Command Sergeant Major of Camp Ripley, the 53,000-acre National Guard Training Site located near Little Falls.

The public is invited to attend the program. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, as seating is limited.

Volunteers can assist with escorting patients to the program. To volunteer, contact Voluntary Service at (320) 255-6365.