The traditional Sussex County Memorial Day Service will be held on The Circle in Georgetown on Sunday (May 30th) at 1:30 p.m.
The event is sponsored by the Georgetown Kiwanis Club, Korean War Veterans Association, and the Georgetown-Millsboro Rotary Club.
The Keynote address “From Sea to Shining Sea” will be delivered by Colonel Jeffrey P. Hilovsky, USAFR (Ret.), former Medical Commander of the 512th Airlift Wing. Dr. Hilovsky is better known locally as part of Sussex Eye Center and is currently active in civic and optometric endeavors.
Memorial wreaths will be placed by local veterans’ groups and service organizations in tribute to those who died in both World Wars, Korea, Vietnam, and more recent conflicts to protect our freedoms. Assisting will be members of Boy Scouts of America Troop 95.
The program is scheduled to last about 50 minutes. Seating is provided on The Circle. Attendees are also encouraged to bring comfortable folding chairs and abide by CDC guidelines.