May 30, 2021–7:00 p.m.
Monday is Memorial Day, a time to honor members of the armed services who gave their lives in defense of freedom.
The Exchange Club of Rome will present its annual Memorial Day Observance starting at 10 a.m. at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds.
The program will feature music, a ceremonial wreath-laying at Rome Exchange Club’s replica of the Tomb of the Unknown, and special remarks by Col. David S. Hubner, United States Army, retired.
Then at noon, the Watters District Council for Historic Preservation will present their 25th annual Memorial Day ceremony.
It will be held at Shannon’s Memorial Circle.
The public is invited to both events.