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.
Florence National Cemetery, East National Cemetery Road in Florence
The 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.- Entertainment
11:00 a.m.- Service
North Myrtle Beach Memorial Gardens, intersection of highways 9, 90, 17 and Nixons Crossroads
Hosted 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
Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Plaza
Service and "thank you" to military men and women and their families
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
Veterans Memorial on Surfside Drive
The speaker will be USAF Ret. Colonel Rick McDown, A Vietnam POW
Belin Cemetery, Highway 17 in Murrells Inlet
Memorial Day graveside service. Children of Belin School will be singing various patriotic songs
Iraq/Afghanistan Memorial at VFW Post 10420, 3459 Hwy 17 Bypass
Re-dedicating the recently completed memorial