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Monday, December 2, 2013

Iraq Veterans Memorial (IVM) - Invitation and Key Dates

The dedication ceremony is less than two weeks away! Attached is an invitation and fliers to this free family friendly community event.

County Officials, Gold Star Families, and Distinguished Guests RSVP by Friday, December 7th at

Key Dates Leading to the Dedication:

12/4: 9:00-10:30am - Board of County Commissioners Proclamation in honor of the Iraq Veterans Memorial at 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 2nd Floor Boardroom, Tampa

12/5: CANCELLED - IVM Golf Tournament - For refunds please contact

12/7: 10:00-11:00am - Meeting at Veterans Memorial Park. Focus: Ceremony, Logistics, & VIPs (CENTCOM, SOCOM, Gold Star Mothers Inc, Hillsborough County, Veterans Park Committee, Cody Palmer from VFW 8108, Egypt Shrine HIGHLANERS Bagpipe Band, Riverview Detachment of the Marine Corps League)

12/13: 4:00-5:00pm - Meeting at Veterans Memorial Park. Focus: Setup, Parking, & Volunteers (Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, JROTC, Patriotic Riders, Sheriff's Department, T.A.M.P.A., VFW Unit 248 Ladies Auxiliary)

Dedication participants and volunteers please send a representative to one of the applicable upcoming meetings.

The engraved granite tiles and benches will be installed this week Wednesday through Friday. If all goes as planned the granite monuments and sponsor tiles will be on display in time for the meeting Saturday morning!

Thank you for all your support to make this memorial concept a reality!


Mark Goujon
Iraq Veterans Memorial, Tampa

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