On Memorial Day at 10:30am, the Mid Florida Lakes Comunity in Leesburg will be hosting a special ceremony to honor the military. This service is an annual event presented by the community’s American Legion.
Among the guest speakers will be Jerry Craig, an Air Force veteran, and honored guests include the chief deputy of the Lake County Sheriff’s Department. Attendance each year usually runs around 200 people.
As part of the ceremony, there will be a calling of military banches by the Mount Dora High School ROTC, a wreath-laying ceremony with a performances of “Taps” on the bugle, readings of military poetry, and the ceremony to replace the American Flag.
The event is held at the Mid Florida Lakes Clubhouse, 200 Forest Drive, in Leesburg. the public in welcome.