DECEMBER 2016 VETERANS UPDATE

  The Annual Community Veterans Day Ceremony was a complete success with over 2000 citizens attending. Skydivers from Sky Dive Palatka flew down with smoke, streamers and the American Flag kicking off the November 11th event. After listening to patriotic…

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    Our veteran community has been very active these past few months. The largest project we have been working on is the complete renovation of our County’s Veterans Memorial. This memorial has a granite monument for each of the…

Gainesville December Veterans Update

  This past month was a very busy time for our area veterans and their families. Around the beginning of the month the K-9 Memorial Committee hosted a “Bark in the Park” event at the Veterans Memorial Park. Over 26…

September Veteran's Update for Forest Meadows Funeral Home and Cemetery

                              The lazy hazy days of summer are coming to a close and our local veteran organizations are gearing up for a very active next few months. The first important date is Sept 4th when members of the UF/SFC Bridge…

August Veteran Update

Our local K-9 Memorial Committee held its first annual K-9 Law Enforcement Appreciation Banquet on July 18 at the American Legion Post in Gainesville. K-9 handlers from GPD, ASO, UF, Cities of Alachua and High Springs Police Departments attended and…

Veteran's Funeral Care

On July 4th, 1776 we Americans officially declared ourselves free from British rule. Every year since we celebrate this day with community patriotic events, BBQ’s and fireworks. While we are enjoying these good times, with family and friends, let’s pause…