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

May 20, 2013

Bonnie Rerecich
, Neighborhoods Resources and Events, 425-430-6600
Darrell M Pilat, Frank R. Vaise VFW Post # 1263, 425-430-7610
Preeti Shridhar, Deputy Public Affairs Administrator, 425-430-6569

 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 is coordinated by Frank R. Vaise, VFW Post # 1263 and includes an invocation by the local chaplain of the Fred Hancock American Legion Post #19 (VFW Post #1263), presentation of colors, and a rendition of the National Anthem. A ceremonial wreath honoring the five branches of military service will be presented at the memorial. There will also be a ceremonial Honor Guard, playing of taps and singing of a patriotic song.
WHO: City of Renton Representative
LTC Curt R. Simonson 341st MI BN, WAARNG
Frank R. Vaise, VFW Post # 1263 (event coordinator)
Fred Hancock American Legion Post #19
Bruce Feltmann, American Legion, Chaplain
Buglers & Vocalist
WHEN: Monday May 27, 2013, 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Veteran’s Memorial Park, 523 South 3rd Street, Renton.
Parking is available at the 200 Mill Building.
The Renton History Museum will be open from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m.