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Oct 15th: Commissioner Joan Patricia Murphy’s 3rd Annual “Salute to our Armed Forces”

From the Office of Commissioner Joan Patricia Murphy to share with your residents:

“WE SALUTE YOU” Calling all South and Southwest Suburban Cook County Veterans, Reservists and Military Personnel to attend a free patriot celebration.

The 3rd Annual “Salute to our 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, Tuesday October 15, 2013 at 1 p.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 Innovative Hospice Care, 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 will also include a Color Guard presentation, POW-MIA Remembrance Service, noted guest speaker Retired Col. Jill Morgenthaler and patriot entertainment. 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, and number of guests attending. RSVP by October 11th. Call Commissioner Joan Patricia Murphy’s Office at 708-389-2125. Fax information to 708.389.2240

The Salute flyer 2013 can be downloaded and distributed.

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