Just to the west, a celebration of Bataan

September 4th, 2018 3:51 PM

The annual Maywood Bataan Day Service

By Michael Romain

Staff Reporter

On Sunday, Sept. 9, 2:30 p.m., at Maywood Veterans Memorial Park, located at the corner of 1st Avenue and Oak Street in Maywood, the Maywood Bataan Day Organization will host its annual Maywood Bataan Day Service. 

The service will begin with a concert of military and other appropriate musical pieces presented by the US Navy Great Lakes Ceremonial Band under the direction of Chief Musician Brandon Banbee. At 3 p.m., there will be a color guard presentation to start off the service.

The guest speaker will be the Philippine Consulate General in Chicago, Consul General Gina A. Jamoralin. For more info, visit:

Michael Romain