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F.C. Veterans Day Ceremony Tomorrow

City Hall, Library Closed Wednesday; City Schools Open

A special Veterans Day Ceremony will be held at the Falls Church City Veterans Memorial in front of the Community Center at 223 Little Falls St. on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.

Highlights include a welcoming address by Mayor Robin Gardner; remarks from Greater Falls Church Veterans Council Chairman Marvin McFeaters; a remembrance for MIAs by Philip Brady, Legislative Assistant to U.S. Senator Jim Webb; a wreath presentation and prayer for departed veterans; and a performance by the Falls Church City Concert Band. Roger Neighborgall, a World War II Army Ranger, will deliver the keynote address.

The ceremony is organized by the Recreation & Parks Division, the Greater Falls Church Veterans Council, representatives of American Legion Post 130, American Legion Post 225, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Martin Leppert Sipes Post 9274, Catholic War Veterans Paul and Jacques Martin Post 1652, Northern Virginia WWII Veterans, the Veterans Memorial Committee, the Falls Church Daughters of the American Revolution, and other dedicated volunteers.

The Falls Church Community Center and City Schools will be open Veterans Day tomorrow, Nov. 11, but other City government offices will be closed in honor of Veterans. The GEORGE bus system will be close to local transit as will City Hall, the DMV Select Office, Mary Riley Styles Public Library, the Senior Center and the Sheriff’s office.

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