Detroit To Hold August 31 Memorial Day For COVID-19 Victims

From the Associated Press — The city of Detroit will have a memorial day to honor more than 1,400 residents who have died from COVID-19. Families are being invited to share photos that will be enlarged and displayed at Belle Isle State Park on August 31 as part of a memorial drive around the island. Every person, church and community group in southeastern Michigan will be invited to ring bells for 15 minutes at 8:45 a.m. A fireworks show that night will honor first responders, hospital workers and others on the front line of the coronavirus fight.