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8th Annual Forgotten Soldiers Outreach Memorial Day Service “A Day to Remember”

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May 10, 2013                                      Contact: Lynelle Chauncey Zelnar, Executive Director

For Immediate Release                                       561-369-2933 or Cell: 561-248-6064

 

FORGOTTEN SOLDIERS OUTREACH, INC.  AND PALM BEACH MEMORIAL PARK PARTNER FOR THE 8th  ANNUAL “ A DAY TO REMEMBER” MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE  HONORING OUR VETERANS PAST AND PRESENT

Lantana, FL – Forgotten Soldiers Outreach invite the public to attend the 8th Annual “ A Day to Remember” Memorial Day Service hosted by Palm Beach Memorial Park, Honoring our veterans past and present on Monday, May 27, 2013.  Service is from 11:50AM-2:00PM.

This year’s theme is unique, and is “Children of the Military”.  We are very excited and honored to have Keynote Speaker, Lake Worth High School Student from the JROTC Program, Jonathan Castro to give the Memorial Day Address.    The Master of Ceremonies will be Bob Nichols, a 37-year veteran broadcaster, auctioneer, commercial talent, respected motivational speaker and Media personality, and National Chairman of the Board of Forgotten Soldiers Outreach, Inc.

The  program will also include other honorary guest speakers, including a Greeting from the Military by Seminole Ridge High School Cadet Colonel John Christian, and WWII POW Veteran, Murray Stein performing  the POW/MIA Table Ceremony,  along with Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Honor Guard, Boynton Beach Fire Department Honor Guard, Boca Delray Sea Cadets Honor Guard, Santaluces High School JROTC, Lake Worth High School JROTC, Seminole Ridge High School JROTC,   Boy Scouts of America, Boynton Beach Troop 395, Cub Scouts Of America Pack 241, and much more.    

We are proud to include “Project 425” with their “Huey” and  “Deuce and 1`/2 Military vehicles” to be on display.  Great photo opportunities.  It’s an honor to have Project 425 participate in our Annual Event again.

There will also be Wreath presentations by local organizations and individuals, as well as a special presentation of the Wreath of Honor, a dove release, patriotic Tribute performance by The New Young Patriots and the National Anthem by  “The Golden Voice”, Lou Galterio.     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 “A Day to Remember” Memorial Day Service.  We applaud Palm Beach Memorial Park for continuing to host this event with Forgotten Soldiers Outreach again for such an important event 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.  Zelnar added, “I’m also so proud that my 8 year old son, Bryson Baggett, will again be reciting the Pledge of Allegiance this year, he’s so excited that he “owns” this honor for this event!”

Special thank you to those sponsors who helped make this happen, ACE Business Forms, Andy Wolf, ACE Hardware Lantana Rental Center, Bank of America, The Breakers Hotel, Sysco, Captain Ron C.R.I.B.S, Carmine’s Gourmet Market, Iberia Bank, PNC Bank, Regency Party Rental & Productions (Donation of the Event Tent), Sam’s Club, Southern Waste, Southern Printing & Marketing and The Memorial Day Planning Committee, with  Rosemary Mouring as Event Chair and Palm Beach Memorial Park.

Please join us on Memorial Day to make this a Special Day to Remember…

For more information about Forgotten Soldiers Outreach, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization registered with the State of Florida, please log on to www.forgottensoldiers.org or call 561-369-2933.

Palm Beach Memorial Park is located at 3691 Seacrest Blvd, Lantana, Florida 561-585-6444.     Directions:  Hypoluxo Road (east of I-95) to Seacrest Boulevard, make a right to Palm Beach Memorial Park.

 

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About Author: Lynelle

Forgotten Soldiers Outreach is a non-profit organization that ships care packages filled with donated items and letters to the United States military men and women actively serving overseas.

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