The City of Solana Beach and Solana Beach Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 5431 co-hosted a Memorial Day ceremony May 28 at the La Colonia Park Veterans Honor Courtyard.
Camp Pendleton Young Marines served as the honor guard. Cynthia Hanna was the guest speaker, as well as Solana Beach Deputy Mayor David Zito and Randy Treadway, Post Commander for VFW Post 5431.
The Santa Fe Christian School Band performed patriotic songs and a special "Feathers from Heaven" dove release was provided by Joe and Leslie Irwin. The Veterans Memorial wall, which honors the service of all Solana Beach Veterans of Foreign Wars, was also available for viewing. Docents from the Civic and Historical Society were on hand to conduct tours of the Historical Museum.