Sunday, January 23, 2022

Veterans Day Celebration



Veterans Day — Tuesday, Nov. 11 — marks a day of remembrance for many Marco Islanders.

On this day, the Marco Island Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6370, will hold its annual Veterans Day program at 11 AM at Veterans Memorial Park. This time of day — 11 AM —represents the day and hour of the signing of the armistice ending World War I.

Organizations taking part in the program include: Marco Island American Legion Post 404; the Marco Island Strummers; Marco Island Police Department; Marco Island Fire-Rescue Department; the US Coast Guard Auxiliary; Civil Air Patrol; Marco area Boy Scouts, Sea Scouts and Cub Scouts; and others.

Marco Lutheran Church Director of Music Craig Gruesel will sing the National Anthem, and a flyover of US Coast Guard aircraft is expected for this event.

Please bring lawn chairs and umbrellas for protection from the sun as this event is in the open area of the park. This event is our opportunity to honor all veterans of our armed services.

For further information, please call VFW Post 6370 Commander Dave Gardner at 239-289-5862 or 239-642-4410.


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