City of Bettendorf, Iowa

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Memorial Day Ceremony

May 21, 2014

CONTACT: Greg Adamson, 563-332-4271

A Memorial Day Ceremony will be held on Monday, May 26 beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial in Veteran's Memorial Park, 1645 23rd Street, Bettendorf.  Mayor Bob Gallagher will open with welcoming comments followed by brief comments from the commanders of the VFW, VVA and American Legion.   The keynote speaker is Colonel Elmer Speights, Jr. who is the Garrison Commander, Rock Island Arsenal.    The ceremony should last approximately 60 minutes and there will be refreshments served at the conclusion.