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Past Event:

Veterans' Day Tribute of Novermber 8, 2015

SCENES FROM THE PATRIOTIC TRIBUTE, NOVEMBER 8, 2015

PATRIOTIC TRIBUTE

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Alabama Veterans Memorial Park

 

Honoring the Service of All Veterans Across the Years Around the Globe

 

View the Program

 

1:00 PM

Hear the music by the Samford University Wind Ensemble

 

View the inspiring display, “Faces of the Price of Freedom” created by the

Blue Star Salute Foundation

 

Visit the Memorial Plaza and the Hall of Honor

 

Enjoy the Patriotic Artwork coordinated by Sherri Van Pelt: 

Glenwood Autism and Behavioral Health Center,

United Cerebral Palsy Birmingham and The Arc of South Talladega County

 

1:45 PM Patriotic Ceremony, Memorial Plaza

 

United States Senator Jeff Sessions will give a brief greeting

 

Park Founder Della Fancher will talk about the inspiration behind the Park

   

Posting of the American Flag by the Navy Reserve NOSC Bessemer

 

 Pledge of Allegiance led by Military Officer of the Year, LTC (Ret) Ginger Branson 

 

 Master of Ceremonies Fred Hunter, host of FOX 6's "Absolutely Alabama"  

 

Hear an inspirational patriotic message from Noah Galloway,

our local Distinguished Guest Speaker, Wounded Warrior, 

Men's Health 2014 Ultimate Fitness Challenge Winner,

and Dancing WithThe Stars Finalist. 

 

Patriotic songs sung by youth from Vestavia Hills

and St. Mark United Methodist Churches

 

3:00 PM StepStone Ceremony, American Flag Plaza

 

Listen to inspiring stories as StepStones are dedicated to Honored Veterans

Honor your branch of service during the playing of the Service Songs. 

 

List of Honorees.

 

Special thanks to our Event Contributors:

Aabco Rents

Church of the Highlands

Fenelon Club

Fox 6

Greater Birmingham Chapter Military Officers Association of America

Holt Audio Visual

Home Depot RDC #5086 Volunteers

Lloyd E. Beard  Photography

Mountain Brook Parks and Recreation

Norton’s Florist

Ridout’s Valley Chapel

Sentry Heating and Air Conditioning

Southern Label Company

Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church