KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - There are several events taking place across East Tennessee this weekend to honor the men and women who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for this country.
Blount County Memorial Day Program
Reception-- 10:00 a.m.
Program-- 11:00 a.m.
Blount County Courthouse, 305 Court Street, Maryville
Guest speaker-- Sgt. Lowell Russell
CrossFit865 will host of "The Murph Challenge"
The "Murph Challenge" is named for Navy Lieutenant Michael Murphy, former United States Navy SEAL, who was killed in action in Afghanistan.
12752 Kingston Pike Farragut
Start Time: 8:00 am
Smoky Mountain Thunder
Sevier County Courthouse
60 mile motorcycle ride to Clinch Mountain
Reading of the Names presented by East Tennessee Military Affairs Council
6:00 am at the Veterans Memorial located at World's Fair Park
Loudon Co. Memorial Day Service
Speaker is John (Jimmy) Duncan Jr.
Anderson County 6th Annual Memorial Day
Anderson County Courthouse
Guest Speaker: State Representative John Ragan
Honor Fountain City Day
Fountain City Park Gazebo, 117 Hotel Road
Alcoa Memorial Day Benefit
The Beloved Community Outreach Foundation along with Foothills Funeral Home and local churches are sponsoring a Memorial Day Benefit that honors our local veterans buried in Cedar Lawn Cemetery.
Noon - Dusk
269 Kings Court Alcoa, TN 37701