City of Coral Springs and Veterans Coalition unite for Memorial Day observance
Coral Springs, Florida – In a joint initiative with the Veterans Coalition of Coral Springs, the city of Coral Springs is set to host a Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 29, at the Veterans Park.
Scheduled to commence at 9:00 a.m., the gathering aims to pay homage to the valiant men and women from the armed forces who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.
The event’s highlight will be a keynote address by U.S. Army veteran Colonel Jay Siegel. A long-time resident of Coral Springs for 30 years, Siegel pledged his commitment to the U.S. Army following the fulfillment of his ROTC obligation and his ascension to the rank of Cadet Major upon graduation.
Siegel’s military career is marked by diverse assignments, encompassing combat duties in Vietnam, a tenure as a Postal Officer at Fort Bragg, and various capacities within the U.S. Army Reserves in New Jersey. Before his retirement, he held the post of Army Liaison to FEMA Region II, functioning as a Military Emergency Coordinator.
Should the weather prove unfavorable, the ceremony will shift to the Coral Springs Gymnasium, situated at 2501 Coral Springs Drive. The event welcomes all who wish to acknowledge and honor the selfless individuals who forfeited their lives in defense of the nation’s liberty.
The Memorial Day Ceremony is set to occur at Veterans Park, located at 8601 Royal Palm Blvd, Coral Springs, FL 33065. The park facilitates generous parking facilities, and attendees are advised to arrive ahead of time.