Battle Ground is hosting a Memorial Day ceremony to honor members of the U.S. Armed Forces who lost their lives in service to our country. The ceremony is 11 a.m. May 29 at the Battle Ground Veterans Memorial located in Kiwanis Park, 422 S.W. Second Ave. in Battle Ground. The ceremony will include the reading of two poems, “The Mother of a Soldier,” by Folger McKinsey and “Heroes Unaware,” by Mark A. Wright. Thirty-one local Battle Ground-area men who died in service will be remembered and honored by a reading of their names, which are engraved on the wall of the Battle Ground Veterans Memorial. Anyone is welcome to attend the ceremony. Learn more about the Battle Ground Veterans Memorial at www.cityofbg.org/veteransmemorial.