Kenner hosts a Memorial Day ceremony at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24 in Veterans Park.
The event features a retired Air Force pilot and music from the U.S. Marine Corps Band New Orleans Brass Quintet. New Orleans native Capt. Claude L. “Skip” Blanchard III serves as the event’s guest speaker. Blanchard is a decorated fighter pilot who served in Vietnam and Europe.
Veterans Park is located behind the Kenner City Hall complex at 1801 Williams Boulevard. The public is open to the public.