Give Thanks to Our Veterans on November 11

Veterans Day 2015. Photo courtesy City of Coral Springs.

Veterans Day 2015. Photo courtesy City of Coral Springs.

By: Sharon Aron Baron

Family, friends, and neighbors are welcome to the Coral Springs annual Veterans Day Ceremony to honor the men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces.

Held on Friday, November 11, at 10:45 a.m., this year’s ceremony will feature keynote speaker Bill Armstrong, who served in the Vietnam War. There will also be a 21-gun salute, placing of a wreath and raising of the military and United States flags.

Residents are also encouraged to donate any faded or tattered U.S. Flags, by dropping them off at the Retired Flag Box located outside the Coral Springs Gymnasium located at 2501 Coral Springs Drive where the Veterans Coalition will properly be disposing them.

Veterans Park is located at 8601 Royal Palm Blvd., just east of University Drive.