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June 8, 2016
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Ron Lechner, Veterans Memorial Garden, 402-560-3342

Public Invited to "Bricks of Honor" June 11

The public is invited to honor veterans past and present Saturday, June 11 at the Veterans Memorial Garden in Antelope Park. The Mayor's Advisory Committee for the Veterans Memorial Garden will present its annual "Bricks of Honor" Dedication at 11 a.m. The free program marks the placement in the Garden of new bricks bearing the names of veterans, either living or deceased, purchased by family and friends wishing to remember them. For more information on how to purchase a Brick of Honor, visit (keywords: Veterans Garden).

Following the program, the Homestead Harmonizers will provide music, and food will be available for purchase from Dano's Hickory Road BBQ. Garden tours will be offered, and staff with the Lincoln Veteran's Center will be available to provide information on veterans' benefits and programs.

Some seating is available in the Garden, but the public is encouraged to bring lawn chairs. If the weather is bad, the event will be held in the Auld Pavilion.

For more information about Lincoln Parks and Recreation, visit

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