Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance Ceremony

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The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affair will host a Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance Ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 at the Disabled American Veterans’ Club, Lake Springfield. It is hosted by the IDVA and is open to the General Public.

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, 72nd Anniversary, will be held at 2:00 P.M. , at the Disabled American Veterans’ Club – Hall Hagler Chapter No. 15, 25 Club Area (Lake Springfield), Springfield, Illinois.

Unlike previous observances, this Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony will be held at 2:00 p.m. to provide more people with the opportunity to attend. The event will last 30-45 minutes.

Veteran, patriotic or service organizations wishing to attend or support, please contact the event organizer, Ms Gwen M. Diehl, 217-785-4575, gwen.diehl@illinois.gov.

The purpose of the event is to remember Pearl Harbor and those that survived the attack.  It is unknown whether there are any remaining survivors who will be able to attend the ceremony this year.

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