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Patriots Peace Memorial benefitting from Boy Scout Volunteer project

Monday May 2, 2011

Boy Scout Troop and Pack 380 is partnering with Metro Parks to mulch trees and clean up the grounds surrounding the Patriots Peace Memorial on Saturday, May 14 in preparation for the Annual Memorial Day Ceremony. Patriot’s Peace Memorial Board Members CDR Andrew Tucci, US Coast Guard and Eagle Scout, Col Charles McLaurine (US Marines, Ret.), Gary Eady (Capt. US Marines, Ret.), Ed Armento (Capt, USMC, FBI Agent Ret.) and Tammy Wells, will speak with the Scouts about the significance and history of the Memorial.

The volunteer event will begin at 9 a.m. on May 14 and will end around 11 a.m.

Veterans and their families will join with the community at an annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 31, 2011, at noon at the Patriots Peace Memorial to honor members of the Armed Forces who have lost their lives in the line of duty under conditions other than hostile action. The memorial is located next to Thurman-Hutchins Park on River Road near Zorn Avenue.

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