Memorial Day Ceremony Relocated Due to Forecasted Inclement Weather

Media Advisory

What:   Memorial Day Ceremony

When: Monday, May 29, at 10:00 a.m.  

Where: Ben Garza Gym (new location)

1815 Howard Street, 78408          

Who:   Mayor Paulette Guajardo

            Major Wesley Thomas, Commander DAV Chapter 150

            Martin Longoria, Chairman – Mayor’s Committee on Veteran Affairs    


CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The City of Corpus Christi and the Mayor’s Committee on Veteran Affairs will host a Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 29, at 10:00 a.m. at the Ben Garza Gym, 1815 Howard Street. The ceremony was relocated from Sherrill Veterans Memorial Park due to inclement weather.

The ceremony includes a parade of colors, veterans’ organizations and remarks from dignitaries. The ceremony is intended to remember those who died in active military service.

For more information, media representatives can contact Public Information Manager Robert Gonzalez at 361-826-3233 or