Southfield Veteran's Day ceremony to be held November 8th

By Derick Hutchinson, ClickOnDetroit.com
Published On: Nov 08 2013 03:08:24 AM EST
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SOUTHFIELD, Mich. -

The city of Southfield will host the annual Veterans' Day Ceremony on Friday, November 8 at 11:00 a.m. in the City Council Chambers, 26000 Evergreen Road.

The City sponsors the annual event in partnership with the Southfield Veterans' Commission to honor and recognize the service and sacrifice of military personnel. The ceremony will include remarks by Mayor Brenda L. Lawrence, a keynote address by Brigadier General Michael A. Stone (Assistant Adjutant General-Installations of the Michigan National Guard), recognition of the city of Southfield and Southfield Post Office veterans, a medley tribute to the armed services by the Southfield-Lathrup High School Advanced Choir and a 21-gun salute.

The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will follow in the main lobby of City Hall. For more information, contact Southfield Community Relations, at (248) 796-5130.

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