The High Country Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America will present its 12th annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the Boone Mall on Monday, May 27th.

At 10:30 a.m., the Watauga Community Band will play a selection of patriotic music. The main program begins at 11 a.m. with a Color Guard presentation by the Watauga High School Marine Corps JROTC.

Also at the event, there will be a recognition of the 100th Anniversary of the American Legion, a recognition of veterans and their respective services, a presentation of the history of Memorial Day and more.

All veterans and the general public are invited to attend to honor all those who have sacrificed their lives for the freedoms we have today.