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On Monday, May 25 at 9am, the City of Boca Raton Recreation Services Department will host its Memorial Day Ceremony virtually to honor America’s fallen war heroes. Traditionally, the City hosts the event at the Boca Raton Cemetery, however, due to COVID-19 gathering restrictions, the decision was made to honor the men and women who fought for America’s freedoms through a virtual tribute.
Residents can watch the commemorative ceremony at 9am, which will be recorded and available on:
Residents can “follow” Boca Raton Recreation on Facebook or “subscribe” to the City’s YouTube page, to receive a notification as to when the video will be streamed and available.
Boca Raton, we’d love to feature YOUR heroes during the “Parade of Heroes” segment of the virtual ceremony! To be included, City residents who would like to honor a deceased service member can submit a photo and details via email before 10am THIS Friday, May 22 to Monika Amar, Community Events Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Residents should include a photo, name of the veteran, details surrounding the person’s military branch and rank, years and/or war(s) in which they served and year of passing.
Visit Special Events for an idea of what to expect at the Virtual Memorial Day Ceremony.