The Gardena Nisei Memorial VFW Post 1961 will hold its annual Memorial Day Service honoring all deceased post members who served in defense of our country on foreign soil.
The service will be held on Monday, May 25, at 9 a.m. at Rose Hills Memorial Park Mortuary, 3888 Workman Mill Rd., Gate 10, Whittier. Phone: (562) 699-0921.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars ritual for honoring deceased members will be conducted by Chaplain Low Dong. Bernard Cain will provide “Taps.” Family and friends of fallen comrades can offer floral tributes in remembrance of their loved ones. Rev. Yukinori Gyokei Yokoyama of Long Beach Buddhist Church will deliver the invocation and benediction. Rev. Kazuaki Nakata of Nishi Hongwanji Buddhist Temple will deliver the floral tribute.
Also participating will be the Redondo Beach Union High School Marine Corps JROTC Honor Guard and Rifle Squad.
For more information, contact: Chairman Joe Kawata, (626) 282-2595; Pam Amimoto, (626) 282-2595; or Linda Kunihiro, (626) 355-1309.