Medal of Honor Recipient Allen Lynch

Presented at MP Memorial Day Ceremony

Memorial Day, 30 May 2022 

Hosts of the annual Mt Prospect Memorial Day ceremony proudly welcome Medal of Honor recipient Allen J. Lynch as the keynote speaker.  The ceremony, which is hosted by VFW post 1337 and American Legion post 525, began at the Lions Park Veterans Memorial Band Shell after the conclusion of the Memorial Day parade. The parade kicked off at 0925 AM and proceeded south from the Mt Prospect Village hall on Emerson to Lions Veterans Memorial Park.  Included in the parade are many organizations i.e Boy Scouts, Lions Club, Cub Scouts, Fire Department trucks and including the Prospect High School Marching Knights band. As is customary, the ceremony at the park will included a 21 gun rifle salute, reading of the winning paper of the essay contest (Theme - What the Congressional Medal of Honor means to me), and patriotic songs presented by the Mount Prospect Community Band and the Prospect Marching Knights band. The Memorial Day attendance at Lions Park was estimated at over 4,000 due to our presenter. Amazing ceremony because the wonderful patriotic citizens of the village of Mt Prospect will properly welcomed Medal of Honor recipient Allen Lynch.

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