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Posted on: March 25, 2019

City of Fishers to celebrate National Vietnam War Veterans Day on Friday

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The City of Fishers —a Commemorative Partner of the Vietnam War Commemoration—will celebrate National Vietnam War Veterans Day with a free public ceremony on Friday, March 29. The ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. at Liberty Plaza in front of Fishers City Hall (1 Municipal Drive).

As part of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, this program will honor veterans and their families who served during the Vietnam War period and will include a Vietnam Veteran’s lapel pin presentation. Program speakers include City of Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness; Commander El Ahlwardt; U.S. Navy Retired; Kyle Fisher, American Legion 470 Commander; and Hospital Corpsman Second Class George Stavropoulos, U.S. Navy. Music will be provided by the White River Brass Troupe.

As part of an ongoing initiative by the City of Fishers in partnership with the Fishers Parks Foundation, engraved pavers are available for purchase and installation at Liberty Plaza in honor of a service member.

The City of Fishers is proud to host several events to honor local service members throughout the year. Veterans and active service personnel are encouraged to sign up to receive notices of these events and other opportunities throughout the year.

To RSVP for the event and to learn more about programs for veterans at the City of Fishers, please visit playfishers.com/fishershonors. To learn more about the Commemoration, please visit vietnamwar50th.com.

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