8th Annual Hospitalized Veterans Tribute and Family Day
Mark Your Calendars for Saturday July 30, 2016
We be holding our 8th Annual Hospitalized Veterans Tribute. Plan to arrive at Gorgas Park prior to 10 am so you can line the WALK of HONOR as the Veterans from the Coatesville VA Medical Center arrive via Motorcycle escort provided by Warriors’ Watch, American Legion Riders and the Philadelphia Police Department. Extend your hand and offer your personal THANKS to these veterans who have done so much for our country.
Enjoy a fantastic concert by the Merion Concert Band followed by performances from The Savoy Company and Old Academy Players.
Walk around and admire the classic cars from the past that will be on display courtesy of the Roxborough Ridge Runners Car Club.
Visit the many tables of civic organizations and others that provide services to our community.
For Veterans there will be a van provided by the VA to provide information and assist veterans with concerns about the VA benefits.
Look around and find some Therapy Dogs walking around. Ask their handlers about the many benefits that Therapy Dogs can offer to be who require assistance.
Come out and say thanks to our Veterans and police officers who keep us safe in our community.
Meet some of the Motorcycle Riders and look at their bikes. Learn about the great service that Warriors’ Watch provides to our returning warriors.
Learn about the election process and see how voting machines work.
Keep alert for a guest appearance by Philadelphia Phillie Legend Garry Maddox. Have your Children be on the alert for a large friendly Green Creature (AKA the PHILLIE PHANATIC) who has entertained millions of Phillies fans as he roams around beautiful Gorgas Park.
Enjoy food and beverages that will be available throughout the day.
This a family friendly event so bring the children and grandchildren out for a wonderful experience.