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memorial program invitation

Memorial Program

Monday, May 27, 2024 starting at 9:00am 
Memorial Park (5001 Bollinger Canyon Rd)

Join the City of San Ramon as we honor fallen service members on Memorial Day 2024 at Memorial Park.  The Memorial Program will last for approximately 1 hour. 

Schedule of Events:

  • Presentation of Colors by San Ramon Police Department Honor Guard

  •  Star Spangled Banner performed by Yolanda Vega, Gold Star Mothers of CC County 

  •  Memorial Day Welcome by Henry Perezalonso, Town of Danville Recreation, Arts & Community Services Director

  •  Memorial Day Remarks by Dave Hudson, San Ramon Mayor

  •  "America the Beautiful" by Olympia Fields Brass

  •  Remarks by Patrick R. Leary, US Army & National Guard Veteran; Vietnam Veterans of Diablo Valley

  •  Remarks provided by Yolanda Vega, Gold Star Mothers of Contra Costa County

  •  Veterans Recognition & Presentation of Challenge Coins San Ramon City Council

  •  "The Armed Forces Medley" by Olympia Fields Brass

  •  Remarks provided by Luisa Oriti, Blue Star Moms Chapter 101

  •  Poetry Reading by Jenyth Jo Gearhart-Utchen, San Ramon Poet Laureate

  •  "The Navy Hymn (Eternal Father)"by Olympia Fields Brass

  •  Remarks provided by Michelle Lee, the Mt. Diablo American Legion Post 246

  •  Moment of Silence for America's Fallen Heroes

  •  "Taps"performed by Bob Gast, Olympia Fields Brass, the American Legion Post 237

  •  Retire the Colors by San Ramon Police Department Honor Guard

  • Closing Remarks & Placing of Flags Henry Perezalonso

View of flags for the Field of Flags community memorial

banner for field of flags

Commemorative Field of Flags
9:00 am -4:00 pm 

The Commemorative Field of Flags provides an opportunity for community members to have a temporary flag placed in honor of a fallen service member or deceased Veteran at the Memorial Day Program.  Members of the community are invited to place a flag in the field during the ceremony or you can fill out this online Flag Request Form to have a flag placed for them by our staff.