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Memorial Day Observance
Commander Greg Detlie and Local V.F.W. Post #4737 invite the public to attend this year's Highland Park Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 28, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. The event will be held near the bandstand at Memorial Park, 405 Prospect Avenue (Park is just east of the Library at the intersection of Laurel, Prospect and Linden Avenues). Music will be provided by the Highland Park High School band. Special guests include Mayor Nancy Rotering, Senator Susan Garrett, and Patsy Beniste, Vice President of Education and Community Programs for the Chicago Botanic Garden. The ceremony will take place rain or shine. For more information, contact Commander Detlie at 847-926-9035.
More About Memorial Park
Memorial Park honors Highland Park's World War I heroes. The names of area residents who served in the war are etched on a beautifully landscaped memorial. In 1980, the Bob Robinson bandstand was built; the acre park also includes a picnic area.