This Memorial Day, gather with Veterans For Peace

vfp flag against blue sky with drone

VFP flag waves against a backdrop of desert mountains and a far-off drone in blue sky. Taken at a March 2015 protest at Creech Air Force Base in Nevada. Photo by Mike Hastie.

Veterans For Peace Chapter 72 invites you to join us on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2015 for a memorable gathering.

WE ASSEMBLE at 10:30 a.m. at the WWII Memorial Wall at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 300 N Winning Way in Portland, for a brief program.

Featured Speaker: Will Pool, World War II veteran
Music: Marianne Flemming, Soldier Songs and Voices

Participants will share remembrances of those who have died and read letters addressed to the The Wall (Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in D.C.)

Following the ceremony at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum, WE WALK to the Peace Memorial Park for a concluding program.

Featured Speaker: Angie Hines, post 9-11 veteran
Music: Marianne Flemming, Soldier Songs and Voices

For additional information, contact Marion Ward at 503-224-0097.


PLEASE NOTE: The WWII Memorial Wall is downstairs on the lower level of the Veterans Memorial Coliseum. ADA access is available through main doors on main level. From there, take elevator to lower level. There is complimentary parking off of Interstate Avenue with ramp leading to main level.

 

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