Veterans Day Remembrance

Veterans Day Remembrance
When:
November 8, 2014 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
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Where:
Mesa Market Place Swap Meet
10550 East Baseline Road
Mesa, AZ 85209
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Joan Wells
602-703-7682

 

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The public is invited to attend a Veterans Day Remembrance at the Mesa Market Place Swap Meet Saturday, November  8 at 1:30  p.m. The Motorcycle Color Guard of America will begin the remembrance. by presenting the American flag, and will also honor veterans in the audience by presenting flags for the five branches of the Armed Forces.

Well-known Arizona performers, The Needham Twins, will sing the National Anthem, and other patriotic favorites.

The Jewish War Veterans Copper State Post 619, a significant contributor to the Carl T. Hayden Veterans Affairs Hospital, and other veterans’ facilities will participate as well as the Vietnam Veterans of America.

Chuck Byers, Military Order of the Purple Heart #472 and Vietnam Veterans of America, will remember those lost to the conflict in Vietnam. Lance Corporal Jessie Gomez will also speak about the long road to recovery after tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan.

The Patriot Youth Corps will remember those who gave their lives by performing the Salt Ceremony.

Before and after the remembrance, adults and children are invited to write notes and color pictures to go into ‘Packages From Home’ care packages.

The Mesa Market Place is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 7:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and is at 10550 E. Baseline Rd., Mesa, AZ 85209, at exit 193 Signal Butte Rd. and Hwy 60. Info: 480-380-5572 and www.mesamarket.com. Fully handicapped accessible. Free Parking, admission, and entertainment.