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City to Honor Veterans on Memorial Day at Veteran’s Memorial Park

May 22, 2012

For more information contact:
Preeti Shridhar
, Communications Director, 425-430-6569
Bonnie Rerecich, Neighborhoods Resources and Events, 425-430-6600
Darrell M Pilat, Frank R. Vaise VFW Post # 1263, 425-430-7610 

WHAT: In honor of veterans who have served both at home and abroad, and especially for those who have fallen in the line of duty, the City of Renton is hosting a special event on Memorial Day. The program includes an invocation by the local chaplain of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW Post #1263), presentation of colors, and a rendition of the National Anthem. Wreaths will be presented at the memorial honoring the five branches of military service and a ceremonial Honor Guard, playing of taps, and singing of a patriotic song will conclude the ceremony.
 WHO: City Council President Rich Zwicker
Colonel Bruce F. Meyers USMC (Ret.)
Frank R. Vaise, VFW Post # 1263 (event coordinator)
Fred Hancock American Legion Post #19
Bruce Feltmann, VFW Chaplain
Buglers & Vocalist  
WHEN: Monday, May 28, 2012, 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Veteran’s Memorial Park, 523 South 3rd Street, Renton. Parking is available at the 200 Mill Building. Renton History Museum will also be open from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m.
PHOTO-OP: Honoring veterans who have served both at home and abroad; laying of wreaths representing the five different branches of the Service.

Memorial Day Program  - pdf