On Monday, May 27, 2024, El Toro Memorial Park will host its 33rd Annual Memorial Day Program at 11:00 a.m. The program will be held in the Old Section at the rear of the park. The program is free to the public and will take place rain or shine. Attendees are welcome to bring their own lawn chairs and seating for 500 will be provided.
As the event draws closer more information will become available. The program typically includes a special keynote speaker, the reading of General Logan's Order, the recognition of attending Veterans and Blue and Gold Star Mothers, and a wreath presentation by representatives from the surrounding cities. The program also includes an Honor Guard Firing Salute provided by member of VFW Post 6024. Special music is provided by the Master Chorale of Saddleback Valley, the playing of "Amazing Grace" on the bagpipes and the sounding of "Taps' by a bugler. American Legion Chaplain Frank Cook will also provide a World War I Historical Display.
The Orange County Cemetery District wishes to thank all of the many volunteers who make this program possible.