A Memorial Day Observance was held on Monday, May 29, 2017 from 9 to 10 a.m. at the War Memorial Building, 435 Fair Oaks Avenue. Welcome remarks and introductions were delivered by Mayor Michael Cacciotti. South Pasadena Boy Scout Troop #333, led by Scoutmaster Bob McClain, presented the colors and led the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance. The National Anthem was performed by Mea Heatley. The crowd also heard remarks by elected representatives. Captain Steve Ramsbottom of the U.S. Army delivered the keynote address. Patriotic songs were sung by the Oneonta Choir.