A Tribute to America’s Heroes

Join the Fort Myers Recreation Division, the Lee County Chapter of the American Red Cross and American Legion Post 38 on Sunday, May 29th at Centennial Park beginning at 4:00 pm for “A Tribute to America’s Heroes”.

The Tribute will feature a performance by the Calendar Girls, Lee County Sheriff’s Department Rifle Salute and Fly Over, Fort Myers Police Department Color Guard, Dove Release and a Coast Guard Wreath Laying on the Caloosahatchee River.

Guest speakers include; Fort Myers City Councilmen Forest Banks and Thomas Leonardo, Steven Slachta District 3 Councilman from the City of Bonita Springs and 13th District Commander for the American Legion in Southwest Florida.

The American Red Cross will be accepting items for “Care Packages” for deployed troops such as; Individually wrapped pieces of hard candy (Twizzlers, Tootsie Rolls and Tootsie Roll Pops; Bubble Gum; Skittles; lollipops; Life Savers); Microwave popcorn; Peanuts, pretzels and other snack foods; Travel size Wet wipes; Sunscreen; Lip balm; Foot powder; Kool-Aid and other drink mixes; Toiletry items such as shaving cream, razors, toothbrushes, toothpaste, and shower soap/gel; Playing cards; Puzzle books.

Concessions will be available. Bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating.


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