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


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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