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Tamarac to honor fallen heroes with Memorial Day Ceremony


Tamarac, Florida – The City of Tamarac invites residents to commemorate Memorial Day at Veterans’ Memorial Park, celebrating the bravery and sacrifices of fallen soldiers. The annual ceremony, set for Monday, May 27, at 10:30 a.m., promises a program filled with tribute and remembrance.

Program Highlights and Special Guests

This year’s ceremony will begin with a presentation of colors led by Tamarac Fire Rescue, setting a dignified tone for the event. Vocalist Chantal Deshaies will perform the national anthem, her voice uniting attendees in honor of those who served and sacrificed. One of the emotional highlights of the ceremony will be a wreath-laying, accompanied by a poignant bagpipe rendition of “Amazing Grace,” performed to specifically honor fallen American military heroes.

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Further enriching the ceremony, Vietnam Veteran Levoyd Williams will deliver the keynote address. Williams, who served as an Army Staff Sergeant in the Americal Division, is not only notable for his military service, which earned him the Bronze Star, but also for his continued commitment to community service. Since returning from Vietnam, he has actively engaged in mentoring youth through the Boys and Girls Club, advising students in Junior Achievement, and developing educational programs at various churches.

Event Details and City Information

The Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at Veterans’ Memorial Park, located at 7825 Southgate Blvd. Attendees are encouraged to take advantage of the on-site parking available for the event. For those interested in last year’s ceremony, images are available online to view. Please note that, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday, City of Tamarac offices will be closed on May 27.

For additional information about the Memorial Day Ceremony or other special events, contact the City of Tamarac’s Parks and Recreation Department at (954) 597-3620 or visit the city’s official website at www.Tamarac.org/SpecialEvents.

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