Memorial Day Events At Erlanger Hospitals remember Veterans

Friday, May 17, 2019

In recognition of this year's Memorial Day, employees and visitors will have the opportunity to participate in any of the three Memorial Day events below. 

Erlanger East Hospital – Monday at 1 p.m., Patient Tower Lobby
Erlanger Baroness Hospital – Thursday at 11 a.m., Medical Mall
Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital – Thursday at 11 a.m., Flag Pole

The Red Bank and Ooltewah ROTC Color Guards will begin the ceremonies at Baroness Hospital and East Hospital Presenting the Colors followed by remarks from Erlanger representatives, a performance by Operation Song and recognition of veteran loved ones who have passed away. 

The local American Legion Posts will Present the Colors at Western Carolina Hospital followed by reading of veteran names. 


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