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A Tribute to America's Heroes

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Join the Fort Myers Recreation Division, The Lee County Chapter of the American Red Cross, and American Legion Post 38 on Sunday, May 27th at Centennial Park. Recognition for “A Tribute to America’s Heroes” will begin at 11:00 A.M. The tribute will be hosted by meteorologist and Navy Veteran Robert Van Winkle from NBC2 and will feature performances by local singers including recording artist "Dallas" and the 4HTU singers Lee County Sheriff’s Office will provide a Rifle Salute and Fly Over. The Fort Myers Police Department will present the Colors. The Coast Guard will be laying a wreath on the Caloosahatchee River. The American Red Cross will be accepting items for “Care Packages” for deployed troops such as: individually wrapped pieces of hard candy (Twizzlers, Tootsie Rolls, Tootsie Roll Pops, Bubble Gum, Skittles, lollipops, and Life Savers). Other items include: microwave popcorn, peanuts, pretzels, Kool-Aid, drink mixes and other snack foods. Some non-perishables include: travel size wet wipes, sunscreen, lip balm, foot powder. Toiletry items such as shaving cream, razors, toothbrushes, toothpaste, and shower soap/gel. Entertainment activities such as: playing cards, puzzle books, and reading material will also be accepted. The Veteran's Administration will be onsite to provide information to Veterans regarding benefits. Concessions will be available. Bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating.

Occurs once: May 26, 2013 (11:00 AM to 12:00 PM)
Contact Name: Kelly MacDonald
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Centennial Park
2000 W. First Street, Fort Myers, FL 33902

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