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Memorial Day Ceremony to be hosted at Pensacola’s Veterans Memorial Park

Memorial Day Ceremony to be hosted at Pensacola’s Veterans Memorial Park

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact: Jill Hubbs [email protected] 850-572-2055
Event Date: Sunday, May 30, 2021
Place: Veterans Memorial Park of Pensacola
Time: 1:00 p.m.

Memorial Day Ceremony to be hosted at Pensacola’s Veterans Memorial Park

Pensacola, Fla. – The Veterans Memorial Park Foundation of Pensacola invites all community members to attend the Memorial Day Ceremony at the park, scheduled for Sunday, May 30th at 1 p.m.

Rear Admiral Peter Garvin, Commander, Naval Education and Training Command, will be the Keynote speaker. A Marine Corps Color Guard will present the colors and the Pensacola Opera Chorus will perform a patriotic medley of songs. In addition, the Gold Star and Surviving Families Connect group will make a special presentation of an Honor & Remember Flag.

“We owe a debt of gratitude to those who have given their lives in the service of our great nation,” said Veterans Memorial Park Foundation of Pensacola President, Paul Entrekin. “Memorial Day is set aside to honor and remember these men and women so that their service and their sacrifice is never forgotten.”

Additional information about Veterans Memorial Park may be found at https://veteransmemorialparkpensacola.org/   

The Memorial Day Ceremony is open to the public and we extend an invitation to everyone to participate. We thank our community for your continued support as we carry on the legacies of those who are remembered and honored at Veterans Memorial Park.

MEDIA NOTE: To arrange interviews or for more information, please contact Veterans Memorial Park Board Member Jill Hubbs at (850) 572-2055
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Veterans Memorial Park of Pensacola honors the memory of those who have sacrificed their lives in the service and defense of our nation. In demonstrating by example, the sacrifice that love and duty sometimes require of a free people they have placed themselves eternally in the grateful memory of all Americans. Veterans Memorial Park exists as a place of repose and veneration for the spirits of the slain, to be kept forever free of discord and contention.



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