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Hanover to host virtual Memorial Day ceremony

An American flag blows in the wind during services for fallen Watauga County deputies
An American flag blows in the wind during services for fallen Watauga County deputies(WBTV)
Published: May. 22, 2021 at 1:07 PM EDT
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HANOVER, Va. (WWBT) - Hanover residents are invited to watch a virtual ceremony honoring veterans for Memorial Day.

The introduction will feature George Navas, Hanover Veteran’s committee chairman, and Clay Mountcastle, director of the Virginia War Memorial.

There will be a moment of remembrance in honor of John J. Monaghan Jr., a Hanover native who served and sacrificed during the Vietnam War. His family was invited to participate in the ceremony.

The pre-recorded ceremony will be released on Monday, May 31 at 8 a.m. You can watch it on Facebook or YouTube.

In honor of Memorial Day, the Hanover County Parks & Recreation department is offering a discount for memorial brick pavers purchased online from May 31to June 6.

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