Ceremony To Honor Veterans, Mark Grand Opening of Military Museum
By Space Coast Daily // November 11, 2016
takes place from 9 to 10:30 a.m.
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA — Be a part of history on Friday, Nov. 11, when the Veterans Memorial Center Inc., honors veterans with a Veterans Day Ceremony followed by the grand-opening celebration of the Veterans Memorial Center Military Museum.
The Veterans Day Ceremony takes place from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Center, 400 S. Sykes Creek Parkway, on Merritt Island.
Grand-opening events for the 6,000 square-foot, 2-story Military Museum and Tower begin at 10:30 a.m.
The Veterans Day event includes food, drinks and other surprises and events through 4 p.m.
There will also be dedication of a Law Enforcement and First Responders Monument.
Events also include:
- New library and technology center with 7,000 volumes and 51 veteran history project videos
- New veteran-operated sales store in the museum
- Introduction of 82-acre Veterans Memorial Park featuring walking, fishing, military-themed playground, picnic, kayak, canoes and paddle boards
- Updated and expanded Memorial Plaza
An estimated 500-plus people along with dignitaries, elected officials and community leaders are expected to attend this event.
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