Jefferson Parish hosts Memorial Day Ceremony

Jefferson Parish will host a Memorial Day ceremony at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 25 at Veterans Memorial Square.

The Jefferson Parish administration and council will join several American Legion posts members to honor men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.

Colonel Derrick R. Heyl will serve as the guest speaker for the event. Heyl is commanding officer of the Headquarters Battalion Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans.

Veterans Memorial Square sits on the neutral ground at the intersection of Veterans Memorial Boulevard and Causeway Boulevard.

The ceremony is free and open to the public.

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