Department of Florida

Help Needed with Traveling Vietnam Wall

The Traveling Vietnam Wall will be traveling to the small community of Fort Meade the subject date sponsored by the Ft Meade VFW Post 11179, American Legion Post 23. The various Veterans organizations within the area will provide a motorcycle escort of the wall from Lake Wales to Fort Meade on November the 8th.

The opening ceremony is on November the 9th at 5:00 p.m. with the Wall to continue to be placed until Monday November the 12th when it will be disassembled and will go onto its next destination.

On the 11th, Post 23 is sponsoring a Spaghetti dinner at 5:00 p.m. in their building for
Veterans and visitors. The dinner will be provided at no cost to Veterans, and others are asked to donate $5.00 per person.

Portable restrooms will be available. The Post will be closed, except for the dinner. No alcohol will be allowed.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 11179, Point of Contact is Herman Fisher at
863-512-6109. The American Legion, Post 23 is where the Wall will be placed.
It is the request of both organizations that we ask for your assistance in getting the word out about this event by posting the attached flier and sponsorship form on the Department events web site.

Also, please note in the posting, they are looking for volunteers who will help erect the wall, set up for the opening ceremony, and perform other duties as needed.
You are welcome to come join us for this event.

Download Flyer

Download Sponsorship Form

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