On Friday, November 11, 2011 at 11:00 am, Evergreen Washelli will be celebrating our 62nd annual Veterans Day. The event will take place at the Doughboy statue at the base of the Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Veterans, their families and the public will gather for a special band concert and Service of Remembrance
7:00 am Friday, November 11th – Flag placement at the Lower Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Each of the white marble upright markers in the Lower Veterans Section will receive a flag. Volunteers are needed.
The Chimes Tower will play after the program. The public is invited to listen to Patriotic music played by the Chimes Tower while visiting the graves of our Medal of Honor Recipients.
At 10:30 AM music will be provided by the Eagles and Letter-Carriers Band. At 11:00 AM, the Service of Remembrance begins.
Our keynote speaker is Col Jan Moore-Harbert, USAFR, Commander, 446th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA
The program will conclude with “Taps” and a Rifle Salute.
The donation of flags for this event is greatly appreciated. If you would like to donate a flag or funds to purchase them, or for additional information, please contact Brenda Spicer or call our main Seattle office at 206.362.5200
A tent will be provided in the event of rain.
Read about the historic Doughboy dedication on HistoryLink.org.
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