WHAT: Manasota Memorial Park is hosting a Memorial Day weekend service for veterans, families and friends. The American Riders from all the service organizations will start the program with a ride from the Chris Cobb American Legion Post 312, 1610 57th Ave. E in Oneco, Florida, to the cemetery in Bradenton. The Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion will conduct honors at the service.
Wreaths from the organizations, along with one from the citizens of Manatee County will be presented at the valor memorial. The Honorable Larry Bustle will request a moment of silence to remember the fallen. Following the service, family, friends and veterans will be invited to place the final flags of the weekend on the graves of all veterans.
WHERE: Manasota Memorial Park
Garden of Valor
1221 53rd Ave. East
WHEN: Saturday, May 24, 2014
Memorial Day weekend service
WHO: Guest speaker:
Col. Larry Bustle, USAF (Ret.)
Chairman, Commissioners of Manatee County
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