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June 10, 2011
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Keith Fickenscher, Veterans Memorial Garden, 402-441-7101

Public Invited to Anniversary Event at the Veterans Memorial Garden

The public is invited to join Mayor Chris Beutler, Senator Ben Nelson and Congressman Jeff Fortenberry in observing the 22nd anniversary of the Veterans Memorial Garden in Antelope Park at a ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 11.

"This beautiful Garden is a unique and special place, featuring 24 stately monuments and over 4,600 Bricks of Remembrance," said Keith Fickenscher, Chair of the Mayo's Advisory Committee for the Veterans Memorial Garden. "We are pleased that Mayor Beutler, Senator Nelson and Congressman Fortenberry can join us in paying tribute to this spot made sacred by the sacrifices of America's Veterans."

Attendees are encouraged to provide their own seating in the Veterans Garden. In case of inclement weather, the program will be moved to the Auld Recreation Center.

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