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Oct. 13: 6th Annual Salute to the Armed Forces event

From Cook County Commissioner Joan Patricia Murphy’s office; please share with your communities. Download the flyer here.

WE SALUTE YOU” Calling all Cook County Veterans, Reservists and Military Personnel to attend a free patriot celebration on Thursday, October 13, 2016.

The 6th Annual “Salute to the Armed Forces” will be held in the Grand Ballroom of the Double Tree Hotel by Hilton in Alsip located at 5000 W. 127th Street. All branches of serviceman and women will be honored for serving their country with pride and dedication at a ceremony, Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 1 p.m. Doors open at 12:00p.m. All honorees must pre-register to attend.

A free patriotic celebration to salute our armed forces service men and women. Share in an afternoon of fellowship and appreciation for your courage and dedication. Those that have served in the United States Armed Forces in war time and peace time will be honored for their contribution and sacrifice to our great nation. This celebration is proudly presented by Cook County Commissioner Joan Patricia Murphy, Vitas Healthcare, Dignity Memorial, and Double Tree Hotel by Hilton.

All branches of military service men and women will receive an Honorary “Salute Certificate” and custom designed brass commemorative pin. The ceremony of appreciation will also include a patriot program, POW-MIA remembrance service, noted guest speakers, patriot entertainment and color guard presentation. Refreshments will be served to all honorees and guests.

Registration is required, If you wish to be honored at this patriot ceremony. You must register for the event. Please list your name, branch of serve, phone number, email address and number of guests attending. Fax information to 708.389.2240 OR Call Commissioner Joan Patricia Murphy’s Office at 312.603.3789. RSVP by October 11th.

For more information or details contact: Office of Cook County Commissioner Joan Patricia Murphy Community Outreach Coordinator Patrice Capuzzi 708.389.2125

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