PROSPER, TX – The Prosper Historical Society is honored to present a Memorial Day event titled “Celebration of Heroes” on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Frontier Park Pavilion. This community event, held on Memorial Day, is offered to honor and remember our service men and women who died while in active military service and to recognize the valor and patriotism of those who defend us now. The program will feature guest speakers, patriotic songs, readings, and recitations. Collin County Commissioner Susan Fletcher and Collin County Court of Law Honorable Judge Jay Bender will speak to those in attendance. The event’s main speaker will be Honorable Judge John R. Roach, Jr. Judge Roach is the State District Judge of the 296th District Court in Collin County.
He received an Honorable Discharge from the United States Marine Corps Reserves where he served as a Crash, Fire and Rescue Specialist. He was placed on Active Duty in support of Operation Desert Shield/Storm. Sure to be an emotional, memorable, and patriotic occasion, all are welcome to join the Prosper Historical Society on May 29th from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Frontier Park Pavilion (151 W. Frontier Parkway, Prosper), to celebrate and honor our fallen heroes. Chairs will be provided, but you are encouraged to bring a lawn chair if you prefer or in case all seats are taken.