Several Memorial Day Events Set for Hermiston This Weekend


American Legion & Auxiliary Post #37 in Hermiston is sponsoring the following free events honoring the nation’s fallen veterans this Memorial Day weekend, May 27-30. For additional information, call 541-571-5816.

New Hope Community Church in Hermiston will begin the weekend of tribute with a patriotic and inspirational program, Remembering America’s Heroes, on Friday, May 27 at 7 p.m.

The Hermiston Community Center is hosting the Wall of Honor May 28-30 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The display features the names and photos of over 6,100 service members killed in action since 1991 during the war on terrorism.

The American Legion post, along with other military units, will be at the Hermiston Cemetery on Monday, May 30 at 10 a.m. to officiate at the reading of names of local veterans who died in 2021. Music will be provided by Umatilla High School.