Salute Veterans in Clearwater
Pinellas County’s tribute to veterans is today (Nov. 12) in Clearwater’s Crest Lake Park. The event is open to the public.
CLEARWATER – Pinellas County veterans services is partnering with the Tampa Bay Veterans Alliance to pay tribute to veterans and active duty personnel today (Nov. 12) at the newly dedicated Florida Veterans Memorial Plaza at Crest Lake Park in Clearwater.
The pageantry and full ceremony begin at 10 a.m., followed by musical entertainment at 11 a.m. The ceremonial program includes drill team demonstrations, presentation of colors, special guest speakers and special acknowledgment of the U.S. military and veterans. Crest Lake Park is at 201 S Glenwood Ave.
Residents will have an opportunity to view various exhibits and military vehicles. The event is expected to end at 1 p.m. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.
“Together with our community, we are proud to salute our veterans,” said Michael Hill, director of Pinellas County veterans services. “We invite our residents to join us as we honor and express our gratitude to our veterans, active duty personnel and Gold Star mothers and families.”
The Tampa Bay Veterans Alliance is a nonprofit organization developed to provide the citizens of Tampa Bay area communities an opportunity to show their appreciation to the veterans of the United States military services.
For information about Pinellas County veterans services, go to pinellascounty.org.
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