City of Wyoming Will Host a Veterans Day Program

Veterans-Day-2014-WallpaperThe City of Wyoming will hold its annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony on Tuesday, November 11 at 6:00 pm at the Veteran’s Memorial Garden (2380 DeHoop SW).

Major John Keelean, a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, and current member of the Michigan Army National Guard who has deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, will be the guest speaker for the event. The Lee High School band will perform along with the Wyoming Department of Public Safety Honor Guard. Bronson Swan, a graduate of Lee High School and a veteran of U.S. Navy will perform taps. Mayor Jack Poll will host the ceremony.

“The City of Wyoming is committed and proud to recognize those who have served, and continue to serve our country in the armed forces and protect our freedoms,” according to Rebecca Rynbrandt, Director of Community Services for the City of Wyoming. “Our Memorial Day and Veteran’s Day Ceremonies are a tribute to that service and protection.”

The Wyoming Department of Public Safety (2380 DeHoop SW) will also be accepting donations for the Grand Rapids Home for Veteran’s during the month of November, Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. Items sought for donation include $25.00 gift cards (local fast food restaurants, Meijer, Wal-Mart, Dollar Tree, Gordon Food Markeplace, etc.), candy bars, pens, batteries, stamps, grooming/hygiene items, and clothing (new or gently used).

The City of Wyoming Parks and Recreation Department is committed to creating community through people, parks and programs by providing services, facilities and activities for the citizens of Wyoming and the greater metropolitan area. For more information, please contact the City of Wyoming Parks and Recreation Department at 616-530-3164 or parks_info@wyomingmi.gov or visit our Facebook fan page at https://www.facebook.com/WyomingParksRec.

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About David Britten

Retired U.S. Army Officer, former elementary, middle and high school principal, currently serving as a public school superintendent.
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