SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Memorial Day is a time to remember and honor all those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom, there are several opportunities to do that throughout South Mississippi today.
At 9am there is a service at the Biloxi National Cemetery. Commander of Keesler's 81st Medical Group Brigadier General Kory Cornum will be the guest speaker.
The American Legion Post in Bay St. Louis will host a ceremony at 10am at St. Mary's Cemetery which is on South Necaise Avenue across from St. Rose De Lima church. There will be a reception after at the American Legion Post on Green Meadow Road.
Campground Baptist Church on Highway 53 in Gulfport will be hosting it's annual Memorial Day Sing from 10am until 3pm.
The VFW in Biloxi has a celebration at 11am at the Small Craft Harbor.
Or you can also honor those who made a sacrifice for us today by making a sacrifice for someone else. There is a blood drive going on at Edgewater Mall near Belk from 1pm until 6:30pm.
The Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art is offering free admission all day.