Here are some of the different commemoration events going on along the Grand Strand and in the Pee Dee for Memorial Day.
All the listed events will be held on Monday.
10:00 a.m.Florence National Cemetery, East National Cemetery Road in FlorenceThe speaker will be Alfred H. "Al" Agnew, a Pee Dee native, Citadel graduate, Vietnam POW and USN Commander Retired, and pilot
North Myrtle Beach
10:30 a.m.- Entertainment11:00 a.m.- ServiceNorth Myrtle Beach Memorial Gardens, intersection of highways 9, 90, 17 and Nixons CrossroadsHosted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #10804, American Legion Post #186, Ladies Auxiliary in North Myrtle Beach, Our Lady Star of the Sea #2431 Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus, Grand Strand Blue Star Mothers
11:00 a.m.Myrtle Beach Convention Center, PlazaService and "thank you" to military men and women and their families
2:00 p.m.Grand 14 Cinemas at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach.A public recognition of veterans and active duty military, a performance of patriotic music and a color guard presentation will proceed a screening of the documentary film Lions in Blue & Gray: Joshua Chamberlain and Stonewall Jackson
2:30 p.m.Veterans Memorial on Surfside DriveThe speaker will be USAF Ret. Colonel Rick McDown, A Vietnam POW
9:00 a.m.Belin Cemetery, Highway 17 in Murrells InletMemorial Day graveside service. Children of Belin School will be singing various patriotic songs
NoonIraq/Afghanistan Memorial at VFW Post 10420, 3459 Hwy 17 BypassRe-dedicating the recently completed memorial