NORTH LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs will hold a Memorial Day Ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday, May 27, 2013, at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery, 1501 West Maryland, in North Little Rock.
A picnic, hosted by the Arkansas Veterans Coalition, will immediately follow the ceremony at Sherwood Forest; 1111 W Maryland Ave. Both events are free and open to the public.
“We are encouraging Veterans, families, school children and civic groups to join us this year,” said ADVA Public Affairs Officer Kelly Ferguson. “This will be a ceremony dedicated to those who have given their lives in service to our country.”
Public parking will be staged at Sherwood Forest and will be convenient for those attending the picnic. Busses and vans will begin transporting individuals to the state cemetery at 8:30 a.m. Transportation for disabled attendees also will be available to and from Sherwood Forest.