18th annual Memorial Day Program to feature Georgia Sen. Tonya P. AndersonResidents mark Memorial Day in Decatur by placing flags on the graves of veterans at the Decatur Cemetery. Photo by Chris Billingsley.
On Friday, May 24, at 11 a.m., the 18th annual Memorial Day Program will be held at the Manuel Maloof Auditorium, located at 1300 Commerce Drive in Decatur.
The program will be themed, “A Veterans Memorial: Serving,” with keynote speaker Georgia state Sen. Tonya P. Anderson. Anderson is “secretary for the Senate Retirement Committee, and a member of the Public Safety Committee, Special Judiciary Committee, and Veterans, Military and Homeland Security Committee,” according to a recent press release.
There will also be a recognition of two Eagle Service Award recipients.