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CLEVELAND (WJW) — The Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Public Square hosted a special Memorial Day service and Community Open House Sunday to honor our nation’s fallen service members.

The ceremony began at noon. The open house followed after and will last until 4 p.m.

Several military members made remarks during the ceremony.

Guests will also have the opportunity to thank Tim Daley, Retiring Executive Director of the Cuyahoga County Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument, for his nearly 13 years of service. The open house will also serve as an official welcome for Greg Palumbo, who will be stepping into the role of Executive Director.