2013 Veterans Day Ceremony
Everyone is welcome to attend the Veterans Day Ceremony to be held at the Veterans Memorial Park on November 11th. The ceremony will kick off at 11:00 AM with Lee Henderson, VFW #6370 Commander and Commander of the Civil Air Patrol giving the opening remarks. A fly-over by the Civil Air Patrol is planned for 11:15 AM and a recognition of each branch of the military will follow. The commander will talk about patriotism, a history of the Pledge of Allegiance, Spirit of 45 and the Blue Star Memorial. Lee Rubenstein will discuss planned memorial upgrades. Herb Savage will lead the audience in God Bless America. Dale DeFeo, President of the Marco Island Calusa Garden Club and Joe Batte, Chairman of the Marco Island City Council will lead a dedication of the Blue Star Memorial.
Special thanks to the Marco Island Strummers, Marco Island Florist, Reverend Tim Navin of San Marco Catholic Church and Reverend Tom Moulley of New Life Community Church and Mike and Janet Stapleton.