Forgotten Soldiers Outreach invites the public to attend the 13th annual “A Day to Remember” Memorial Day Service hosted by Palm Beach Memorial Park on Monday, May 28 starting at 11:50 a.m.
The master of ceremonies will again be retired news anchor and Wellington resident Jim Sackett. The program will include honorary guest speakers, including a Greeting from the Military by Jason Keating of United States Marine Corps. The keynote speaker will be Lt. Kate Arrizza, a former United States Navy officer and CEO of South Florida Science Center & Aquarium.
Other participants will be the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard, the Boynton Beach Fire Department Honor Guard, the Boca Delray Division of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps, the Forest Hill High School JROTC Drumline, the Santaluces High School Army JROTC, the Olympic Heights High School Marine Corps JROTC, Boy Scouts Troop 395, Cub Scouts Pack 241, patriotic music and more. Project 425 will have military vehicles on display.
There will also be wreath presentations by local organizations and individuals, as well as a special presentation of the Wreath of Honor by Korean War veteran Barry Tootin and Vietnam War veteran Maxwell Nelson. The national anthem and “God Bless America” will be sung by Haileigh Galloway. There will be complimentary food and beverages following the service.
“We welcome the public, local dignitaries and truly encourage families to bring their children for this special service. We applaud the Palm Beach Memorial Park for continuing to host this event with Forgotten Soldiers Outreach to acknowledge our veterans, past and present, especially at such a time as this,” said Lynelle Chauncey Zelnar, executive director and founder of Forgotten Soldiers Outreach.
For more information about Forgotten Soldiers Outreach, visit www.forgottensoldiers.org or call (561) 369-2933.
Palm Beach Memorial Park is located at 3691 Seacrest Blvd. in Lantana. Take Hypoluxo Road (east of I-95) to Seacrest Blvd. and make a right to the Palm Beach Memorial Park.