Statement from Governor Phil Scott for Memorial Day

26 May 2017

Montpelier, Vt. - Governor Phil Scott today issued the following statement:

“As we celebrate and enjoy this Memorial Day weekend across Vermont, I hope we all stop to appreciate and remember those who have given their lives in service to our country. I want to personally thank all active military members, veterans and their families. The sacrifices made for our freedom should never be taken for granted, and on Memorial Day – and every day – we honor and thank you.

“Heading into the holiday weekend, which serves as the unofficial start to summer, I want to encourage all Vermonters to enjoy time with friends and family, take advantage of Vermont’s many outdoor recreational opportunities, and have a safe and happy holiday.” 

Governor Scott will be participating in the following Memorial Day weekend events:

Saturday, May 27

9:15 – 10:00 AM

Memorial Day Wreath Laying Service

Veterans Memorial Park, Five Corners, Essex, VT

 

Monday, May 29

10:15 – 11:45 AM

Barre Memorial Day Service and Parade

Barre, VT

 

Tuesday, May 30

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Memorial Day Ceremony

Veterans Memorial Brick Walkway, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 215 North Main Street, White River Junction, VT

 

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Memorial Day Ceremony

Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 487 Furnace Road, Randolph Center, VT

 

4:00 – 4:45 PM

Wreath Laying at Vermont Fallen Heroes GWOT Memorial

Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 487 Furnace Road, Randolph Center, VT

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Contact Information

Office of Governor Phil Scott
109 State Street, Pavilion
Montpelier, VT 05609
Phone: 802 828-3333 (TTY: 800 649-6825)
Fax: 802 828-3339

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