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Trinidad Memorial Ceremony

In front of the Memorial Wall honoring those lost or buried at sea. The ceremony begins with bagpipe music by Matthew Marshall. Dana Hope, Trinidad Civic Club Co-President, will preside over the ceremony and will welcome guests, followed by the flag ceremony and pledge of allegiance led by McKinleyville Boy Scout Troop 99. The Rev. Nancy Streufert, Priest Associate, St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Arcata, will give the invocation and vocalist Samantha Day will sing "Amazing Grace." A representative from the Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay will address the audience. A stanza from the poem “Terminus by Ralph Waldo Emerson will be read by Patti Fleschner, Trinidad Civic Club Historian. Trinidad City Mayor Pro-Tem Jack West will ring the Trinidad Head Lighthouse Keeper's cottage bell. Janine Volkmar, Trinidad Civic Club Recording Secretary, will read the 276 memorial names, followed by a USCG helicopter flyover. Saxophonist Matthew Brogdon will play "Taps” to close the ceremony.

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