South Floral Park, NY - April 23, 2015 - The Incorporated Village of South Floral Park will host a celebration honoring members of the United States Armed Forces, for its quarter-of-a-century edition. The ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2015, starting at 11am in front of the village hall/fire house building at 383 Roquette Avenue in South Floral Park. A celebration of Armed Forces Day is rare and the village would like to keep its long-time tradition of proudly acknowledging those who sacrifice their lives for our freedom.
The event will feature powerful speeches by our village mayor, Honorable Geoffrey N. Prime, and also community leaders & veterans, including Keynote Speaker Scott Castillo, Deputy Director of the Nassau County Veterans Services Agency. Other guests attending are representatives of the American Legion, 1st Marine Corps District, Marine Veterans of Long Island, and state & local elected officials. Local military members, past and present, will also be honored in the ceremony. South Floral Park village officials, South Floral Park Civic Association members, and the South Floral Park Volunteer Fire Department will also be present among all the residents and invited guests.
Further, long-time resident Ms. Sandra Morilus will be returning to sing the National Anthem and the local high school band will be playing a selection of patriotic songs. Additionally, the Invocation and Benediction will be made by local leaders of the United Methodist Church. After the placing of the wreath by Mrs. Constance Blount and completion of the ceremony, this family-friendly event will offer refreshments and raffles in the fire house and an excellent opportunity to meet & greet and network with neighbors, guests, & speakers.
Everyone is encouraged to attend and pay homage to our past, current, and fallen soldiers!
For additional information on South Floral Park, please call village hall at 516.352.8047, fax 516.352.0651, or email email@example.com. Please visit our website for more village & event news at www.southfloralpark.org or check our Facebook page for regular updates on village life at www.facebook.com/SouthFloralPark.