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Thursday May 28th, 2020 10:58AM

Sugar Hill announces plans for Memorial Day ceremony, veterans memorial dedication

By Bryan Pirkle Reporter

City officials in Sugar Hill announced on Tuesday plans for a Memorial Day ceremony and memorial dedication that will be open to the public and live-streamed online.

The ceremony, which will also feature the dedication of the city's recently-completed Veteran's Memorial, will be held in the downtown area on May 25th at 11 a.m.

The event can be watched online by visiting the "City of Sugar Hill, Georgia" Facebook page, and will include community members and leaders who participated in the conception and realization of the new memorial.

Mayor Steve Edwards will be in attendance, along with special guests from the Sugar Hill American Legion Post 127, Suwanee Creek Chapter of The Daughters of the American Revolution, Broad St. Concert Band Quintet and volunteers from Scouts BSA.

Officials said in a release sent to local media Tuesday evening that those attending the event in person will be required to adhere to the following guidelines:

  • All attendees must wear a mask.
  • Attendees will maintain a minimum of 6 ft. distance from all other guests and speakers, apart from members of the same household.
  • Attendees will select their own chair from those made available and are required to seat themselves a minimum of 6 ft. from all other guests and speakers, apart from members of the same household.
  • Any individuals who have been diagnosed with COVID-19, had symptoms of COVID-19 (such as fever, difficulty breathing, chills, cough, sore throat, muscle pain, or new loss of taste or smell) or have been in contact with a person that has or is suspected to have COVID-19 are asked to attend virtually.
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