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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Fwd: Fw: July 11, 2015 Field of Honor Press Release

Please contact Walt Raysick at wraysick@verizon.net if you would like to be added to his contact list for future email invites to the quarterly Field of Honor ceremony to honor our fallen.

Thank you, Mark

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Walter Raysick <wraysick@verizon.net>
Date: Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 4:42 PM
Subject: Fw: July 11, 2015 Field of Honor Press Release
To: 

All, please forward this info to your contacts.  I don't have their addresses anymore since my computer crashed.  If you can copy their e-mail addresses in the CC line so I can bookmark. Steve, I need Lori Yago's e-mail Greg, please forward to the American Legion Riders.  Thanks Walt

You are all cordially invited to attend the Quarterly Field of Honor
Ceremonies at Veterans Memorial park on Saturday, July 11 at 11100.  Please
see the below press release and attached flyer.  Thanks-----
Submitted by:
Walt Raysick,  Past President,
Veterans Council of Hillsborough County, Inc.
813-653-4924

                   FOR IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE
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At 11:00 am on Saturday, July 11, 2015 the Hillsborough County Veterans
Council will be conducting their quarterly Field of Honor Ceremony at the
Veterans Memorial Park, 3602 SFC Paul R. Smith Memorial Highway (US Highway
301 North), Tampa, Florida to honor service men and women who have made the
supreme sacrifice during the past three months,April through June
while engaged in this country's War on Terror in Operations Inherent Resolve
andFreedom's Sentinel. There are four casualties to report for this quarter.
We will also honor the two Marines killed in a training exercise in Hawaii,
when their Osprey Aircraft crashed and the six marines killed on the
Humanitarian Mission in Nepal when their helicopter crashed in a mountain
delivering supplies.

This quarter's event will be hosted by the Veterans Council of Hillsborough
County, Inc. and the 4th Amphibious Assault Battalion, USMC, Tampa  will
present the colors. The POW/MIA Chair of Honor will be on display.The
National Anthem will be sung by Thurneii "Chip" Shields, Retired U.S. Marine
and Hillsborough County Firefighter.The invocation will be offered by
Ms.Mary Ellen Harlan,Veterans Council Chaplain. There will be a fly over
with the missing man formation by Ye Mystic AirKrewe followed by a rifle
salute and TAPS by the Riverview Detachment of the Marine Corps League.

This event is open to the public and all are encouraged to attend to show
your support for America's service members. The Veterans Council of
Hillsborough County, Inc. Is now a IRS 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt organization,
EIN #38-3940343. Donations can be sent to P. 0. Box 3317, Brandon, FL
33509-3317.For further information contact Walt Raysick, Past President of
the Hillsborough County Veterans Council at 813-653-4924 or
wraysick@vertzon.net.

Attached is the flier for this event that you may use as part of this press
release.


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Friday, April 3, 2015

April 4th Marine Families Birthday Picnic Celebration & Iraq Veterans Memorial Bench Fundraiser

The Non-Profit Group, Marine Families, wants everyone to join in their 11th year celebration.

Today at 11:00am - 3:00pm

Veterans Memorial Park and Museum
3602 N Us Highway 301, Tampa, Florida 33619
  • Free Cookout 
  • Music
  • Face Painting & Easter Egg Hunt for the kids
  • Raffle Prizes
  • JROTC Performances
  • Marine Recruiters
  • Jet Car on Display
  • & lots more.......... plus of course BIRTHDAY CAKE!!!
  • BLOODMOBILE WILL BE ONSITE ♥
*You may bring a side dish to share if you would like, not mandatory.

Mark

p.s. Please let me know if you, or your company/organization are interested in sponsoring the last bench spot in the Iraq Veterans Memorial. Attached are the fundraiser details.

Monday, December 22, 2014

Song Loud and Proud Christmas by Melodie Crittenden - Iraq Veterans Memorial Photos

If you like to say Merry Christmas instead of Happy Holidays SHARE... 

"Loud and Proud Christmas by Melodie Crittenden" on Youtube: http://youtu.be/HaJ6nGP3xg8

Help get 1,000 views before Christmas by SHARING, Tweeting and Emailing this video to your family and friends. 

Thank you and have a very Merry Christmas!

Mark

p.s. Check out photos of the wreath donated by Wreaths Across America at the Iraq Veterans Memorial posted on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.793276067413766.1073741854.344624632278914&type=1


On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 4:50 PM, Goujon Mark <mark.goujon@gmail.com> wrote:

Sharing is caring...

Check out this article about my Christmas song in the Brandon issue of The Tampa Tribune: http://tbo.com/brandon/local-iraq-veteran-has-christmas-song-recorded-20141210/
 
Merry Christmas and thanks to everyone who contributed to the Iraq Veterans Memorial (IVM)!!!
 
Mark

p.s. I uploaded the HTV video of the IVM dedication to the Media section of www.goujonmusic.com ... the one year anniversary of the ceremony is December 14th!!!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Tampa Tribune - Songwriter Mark R Goujon - Iraq Memorial Dedication Anniversary

Sharing is caring...

Check out this article about my Christmas song in the Brandon issue of The Tampa Tribune: http://tbo.com/brandon/local-iraq-veteran-has-christmas-song-recorded-20141210/
 
Merry Christmas and thanks to everyone who contributed to the Iraq Veterans Memorial (IVM)!!!
 
Mark

p.s. I uploaded the HTV video of the IVM dedication to the Media section of www.goujonmusic.com ... the one year anniversary of the ceremony is December 14th!!!

Monday, June 30, 2014

Photos of Granite Bricks in the Iraq Veterans Memorial

We're pleased to announce that the final order of granite bricks has been installed in the grounds of the Iraq Veterans Memorial (IVM). 


We apologize to those of you who didn't have your granite brick installed in time for the dedication ceremony last December.


Photos of the granite bricks have been uploaded to facebook.com/IraqVeteransMemorial.


We are no longer selling granite bricks. We only have two spots available for any individual, group or company that would like to sponsor a bench. Attached presentation has additional details. 


Thank you for your continued support of the Veterans Memorial Park and Museum!


Mark Goujon

Chairman, IVM Committee

veteransparkhc.com/Iraq

mark.goujon@gmail.com

813-410-1114

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Fwd: Jan 29nd Veterans Park Committee Meeting and Iraq Veterans Memorial Dedication Items

Thank you so much for supporting the Iraq Veterans Memorial and the Veterans Memorial Park!  Photos, Videos, and News Coverage of the dedication has been posted at  www.facebook.com/IraqVeteransMemorial.

 

We are still seeking 4-Star Sponsors to donate two more benches for the memorial. Attached are the four benches currently on display in the memorial. Also, please contact me if you can help us obtain a HMMWV (Humvee) and MRAP as military display vehicles. 

 

Attached is a copy of the dedication program that highlights the many folks who made the memorial and the dedication ceremony possible. Each memorial is a monumental community project and we need your continued support to complete all the memorials in our veterans park.

 

Attached is the 2014 Veterans Park Events Schedule and below are upcoming events:

 ·         January 29nd at 5:00pm - Veterans Memorial Park Meeting at Brandon County Center, 311 Pauls Drive, Brandon, FL 33511.

 ·         February 1, 2014 at 11:00am - The Spanish American War Dedication at Ceremony Veterans Memorial Park, 3602 Highway 301, Tampa, Florida 33619.

 ·         March 1, 2014 at 11:00am - Committed Forces Memorial Dedication. 


Please contact Bob Silmser at Rafkirk64@tampabay.rr.com if you were involved in the attached list of conflicts being honored in the Combine Forces Memorial and if would like a 5-10 speaking part in the dedication ceremony to share your personal experience with the audience.

 

Please reply YES if you would like to continue to receive veterans park emails or if you would like to join our non-profit group to help create the rest of the memorials plan for the park (Afghanistan War, Gulf War, Mexican War, WWI, WWII, etc.)

 

Mark Goujon

Chairman, IVM Committee

veteransparkhc.com/Iraq

facebook.com/IraqVeteransMemorial

mark.goujon@gmail.com

813-410-1114


Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Jan 29nd Veterans Park Committee Meeting and Iraq Veterans Memorial Dedication Items

Thank you so much for supporting the Iraq Veterans Memorial and the Veterans Memorial Park!  Photos, Videos, and News Coverage of the dedication has been posted at  www.facebook.com/IraqVeteransMemorial.

 

We are still seeking 4-Star Sponsors to donate two more benches for the memorial. Attached are the four benches currently on display in the memorial. Also, please contact me if you can help us obtain a HMMWV (Humvee) and MRAP as military display vehicles. 

 

Attached is a copy of the dedication program that highlights the many folks who made the memorial and the dedication ceremony possible. Each memorial is a monumental community project and we need your continued support to complete all the memorials in our veterans park. Please let

 

Attached is the 2014 Veterans Park Events Schedule and below are upcoming events:

 ·         January 29nd at 5:00pm - Veterans Memorial Park Meeting at Brandon County Center, 311 Pauls Drive, Brandon, FL 33511.

 ·         February 1, 2014 at 11:00am - The Spanish American War Dedication at Ceremony Veterans Memorial Park, 3602 Highway 301, Tampa, Florida 33619.

 ·         March 1, 2014 at 11:00am - Committed Forces Memorial Dedication. Please contact Bob Silmser at Rafkirk64@tampabay.rr.com if you were involved in the attached Conflicts and would like a 5-10 speaking part in this ceremony to share your personal experience with the audience.

 

Please reply YES if you would like to continue to receive veterans park emails or if you would like to join our non-profit group to help create the rest of the memorials plan for the park (Afghanistan War, Mexican War, WWI, WWII, etc.)

 

Mark Goujon

Chairman, IVM Committee

veteransparkhc.com/Iraq

facebook.com/IraqVeteransMemorial

mark.goujon@gmail.com

813-410-1114