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2016 Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

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Who: The Pawtucket Veterans Council, Pawtucket Mayor Donald R. Grebien and the Pawtucket School Department

  

What:  2016 Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

  

Where: Veteran’s Amphitheater, 137 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 02861  

  

When: Monday, May 30th, 2016 from 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

 

A parade consisting of all the students and organizations that helped flag the graves of veterans will precede the ceremony. The parade will step off from the Pawtucket School Department administrative building located at 286 Main Street, Pawtucket, promptly at 10:00 A.M. and will proceed through downtown as they make their way to the Veteran’s Amphitheater located at City Hall. 

 

There will be a brief speaking program followed by the ceremonial laying of the wreath, honoring the men and women who died serving in the United States Armed Forces. Winners from a school-sponsored essay contest about the meaning of Memorial Day will also be recognized, along with musical presentations from Pawtucket School Music programs.

 

For further information please contact:

Rico Vota:  401-728-0500 Ext. 358 or Email avota@pawtucketri.com

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