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Past Event:

Veterans' Day Tribute on November 6, 2016

PATRIOTIC TRIBUTE

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Alabama Veterans Memorial Park

 

Honoring the Service of All Veterans

Across the Years Around the Globe

1:00 PM

See the Blue Star Salute Exhibit "Faces of the Price of Freedom."

 

Hear patriotic songs being played by the Hoover High School Jazz Band.

Visit the Memorial Plaza and the sacred Hall of Honor.

 

1:45 PM Patriotic Ceremony, Memorial Plaza

   

Presentation of American Flag by the UAB ROTC.

 

Recite the Pledge of Allegiance with Military Officer of the Year,

LTC (Ret) Charles Marvin.

 

Hear Scott Richards, Former FOX 6 Anchor, as Master of Ceremonies.

Hear inspirational words from our Special Guest Speaker,

Tony Petelos, Jefferson County Manager.

Hear the youth from Homewood Middle School Choir sing patriotic songs.

3:00 PM StepStone Ceremony, American Flag Plaza

 

Listen to inspiring stories as StepStones are Dedicated

to Honored Veterans at the American Flag Plaza.

List of the November 2016 StepStone Honorees.

 

Event Contributors:

Aabco Rentals

BAW Sports Inc.

Church of the Highlands Hiking Group

Michael Connor

Greater Birmingham Chapter Military Officers Assoc. of America

Holt Audio Visual

Home Depot - RDC #5086 Volunteers

Liberty Animal Hospital

Lloyd E. Beard & Lloyd E. Beard Photography

Mountain Brook Parks and Recreation

Norman W. Naccari

Norton’s Florist

Ridout’s Valley Chapel

Sentry Heating and Air

Southern Label Company

Howard Stickler

Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church

Special Acknowledgement

To the AVMF Board Members, the Event Committee and numerous event volunteers — thank you for your commitment and dedication.

This event has no admission fee.  Golf carts are available for transportation down the Memorial Trail for both events.  Handicapped parking is available near the entrance. Located off I-459 at Liberty Parkway, Exit 23, Birmingham, Alabama.

Scenes from the 2016 Veterans' Day Tribute
Small HSeading

Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church donated the shuttle buses and drivers

The ROTC Color Guard from UAB prepares to retire the Colors

Key-note Speaker, Tony Petelos, Mgr of the Jefferson Cty Commission

StepStone Honoree and his family with Colonel Mike Edwards

World War ll Veteran, Milton Rayburn is honored with a StepStone

Hoover High School Jazz Band

MOAA Veteran of the Year, LTC Charles Marvin and his wife Pat

Dr. Fred Bisch dedicates a StepStone to his father, Colonel Fred Bisch

Planning Chairman Anne Hartline is honored for her service to veterans

Volunteer Donna Martin prepares the registration table

StepStone Honoree and his family with Colonel Mike Edwards