Local Heroes to Be Honored on Veterans Day

Join the Veterans Coalition of Coral Springs and City Officials as they honor the service and sacrifice of our nation’s veterans on Friday, November 11th. The ceremony starts at 10:45 a.m. and will be held at Veterans Park in Coral Springs, 8601 Royal Palm Blvd. Officiating the event is the President of the Coral Springs Veterans Coalition, Ernie Kubasek, along with Coral Springs Mayor Scott Brook.

This year’s event will feature speaker William Vasquez. 

Home Town Heroes

The city of Coral Springs is also honoring veterans via is Hometown Heroes Program. Banners are being hung along University Drive, from Royal Palm Boulevard to Ramblewood Drive featuring the faces of city veterans or service members, along with the branch of the military they served on a quarterly basis.

Veterans’ Park Bricks

To assist families and friends in honoring veterans, residents can purchase a commemorative brick, which is unveiled during Veterans Day and Memorial Day ceremonies held at Veterans Park each year (orders must be received six weeks prior to the unveiling events). The commemorative brick is available for a donation of $50 made payable to the Veterans Coalition of Coral Springs.

Visit www.coralsprings.gov/Events-directory/Veterans-Day-Ceremony for more info on how Coral Springs is celebrating Veterans 

The City of Parkland will be hosting a Veteran’s Day ceremony on Friday, November 11th at Veterans Park, 6620 N University Dr., Parkland, starting at 11:00 am. The ceremony will include members of BSO-Parkland District and Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department, Honor Guards, MSD JROTC, presentation of colors, local Veteran guest speakers, poem readings, and wreath presentation concluding with a TAPS performance. There will also be food available for purchase.

“The City of Parkland has held a Veterans Day ceremony back as far as 2013 when Veterans Park opened in Parkland adjacent to the Parkland Library,” said Todd DeAngelis, Chief Communications Officer for the City of Parkland, adding, “This is an important holiday for the community to come together to honor veterans and victims of all wars. This event is a product of the residents of the City of Parkland and the City Commission wanting to honor veterans and victims of wars. With the opening of Veterans Park adjacent to the Parkland Library, it’s a natural event for the City to host.”

For more details on the City of Parkland Veterans Day ceremony, visit cityofparkland.org.