Lombard to host Memorial Day ceremony May 27

The village of Lombard will hold its annual Memorial Day ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday, May 27, at the Sunken Garden in Common Park, located just east of the Grace and Maple streets intersection.

All community members are invited to join in honoring and remembering the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to the nation.

Attendees and nearby residents are reminded that the ceremony will include a cannon fire and a controlled gun salute. Please be advised that these commemorative activities may produce loud noises.

Participating in the ceremony will be members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Lilac Post 5815, American Legion Lombard Post 391, Lombard Park District, Lombard Historical Society, Lombard Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association, Stanford’s Battery Civil War Cannon, Glenbard East High School, Lombard Junior Women’s Club, Shamrock Garden Florist Ltd., Brust Funeral Home, local scouts and residents.

Due to limited parking and seating, attendees are encouraged to walk to the ceremony and bring a lawn chair, if possible. Additional parking will be available at Berean Bible Students Church (535 E. Maple St).

In the event of severe weather, the Village’s Memorial Day Ceremony will be moved indoors to the Community Room at Lombard Village Hall, 255 E. Wilson Ave, and updates will be posted at, as well as the village’s social media pages.

The village extends its deepest gratitude to all veterans and active-duty military personnel, along with their families, for their dedication and sacrifice.

For more information, visit or contact communications coordinator Stephanie Calvillo at (630) 620-5718 with questions.

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