Memorial Day – May 27, 2024


O’Fallon, Illinois In observance of Memorial Day, City Hall will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, May 28, 2024. Residents are invited to attend the Memorial Day Ceremonies in O’Fallon.

Also due to the holiday, Waste Management’s pick-up schedule will be delayed by one day the week of May 27. Monday routes will be picked up on Tuesday, Tuesday routes on Wednesday, Wednesday routes on Thursday, Thursday routes on Friday, and Friday routes on Saturday.

On Memorial Day, The VFW Post 805 will be hosting a Memorial Day event from 9 – 9:30 a.m. at the City of O’Fallon Cemetery, located on North Oak Street. The guest speaker will be Chief Master Sergeant Gloria Wilson, 375th Mission Support Group enlisted leader and Mayor Herb Roach.  The OTHS band will play music and echo taps after the rifle volley by the post honor guard.  All are invited to attend this event to honor our fallen veterans.

The City of O’Fallon will hold a Memorial Day observance on Monday, May 27th at 11:30 am at The Veterans Monument, located at 737 Wesley Drive, O’Fallon IL. The guest speaker will be Brigadier General Ivory Carter, USAF, Command, Control & Cyber Systems Director, USTRANSCOM. There will be participation from Mayor Roach, the OTHS AFJ ROTC; VFW Post 805; Miss O’Fallon Beatrice McCoy; OTHS Band Ensemble; and Colonel Larry Strube (Ret.), in addition to others. The names of the newly inscribed veterans will be introduced at that time. Pre-service music will begin at 11:15. Veterans are encouraged to wear their medals and decorations that day. Please bring your own lawn chairs and water. In case of inclement weather, the event will take place at the First Baptist Church, located at 1111 East Highway 50 in O’Fallon.

# # #

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Grant Litteken at 618-624-4500 x 8760 or email at [email protected].