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Clearwater Memorial Day Ceremony to Honor Veterans

Post Date:05/20/2019 1:45 PM

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Veterans Alliance will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Florida Veterans Memorial Plaza at Crest Lake Park, 201 S. Glenwood Ave. The event will include speeches and appearances by elected officials and guest speakers. Residents are invited to salute veterans and honor the courageous men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our great nation.

Former Congressman David Jolly will serve as emcee of the ceremony. The keynote speaker will be Commander Keith Blair from Air Station Clearwater, the largest and busiest Air Station in the United States Coast Guard. The Coast Guard will also do a fly-over during the event.

The Tampa Bay Veterans Alliance is dedicated to honoring veterans past, present and future through education, assistance and appreciation. Its mission is promoting American patriotism in the Tampa Bay area and providing citizens with opportunities to show appreciation and support for veterans and active duty personnel in the United States military. The organization promotes patriotic community pageants throughout the Tampa Bay area, assisting and educating the public about veterans and their roles serving our country. It also engages the business community in support of veterans and active military members and their families with endeavors such as jobs, charitable support and other opportunities.

The Tampa Bay Veterans Alliance is a fully accredited 501(c) (3) veteran’s non-profit organization. Non-profit veterans’ organizations are invited to participate in this event by hosting an information table. More information is available at (727) 733-2822 or

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