Veterans Memorial Day Celebration

Western Campus Veterans Memorial Garden

Cmdr. Rick DeChant,
U.S. Coast Guard (Ret.), Tri-C Veterans Initiative

Campus Welcome
Donna Imhoff, Ph.D., Western Campus President

Color Guard
U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion, Brook Park, Ohio

National Anthem
Tri-C Western Campus String Quartet
Director: Kira Seaton
Members: Isaiah Redmond, Rebekah Smith, Valerie Mathis,
Christopher Kulhanek

Guest Introductions
Cmdr. DeChant

Reflections on Sacrifice and Service
Lt. Col. Thomas Lippert, U.S. Army (Ret.)

The Crile History
James Banks, Ph.D.,
Professor Emeritus and Crile Archives Director

“In Flanders Fields” Reading
Cmdr. DeChant

Planting of the Poppies
All Guests

“Amazing Grace”
Bagpiper Anne Gallo

Wreath Laying
James Banks and Veteran Guests

Stephen Stavnicky, Trumpeter


A FREE community picnic will follow the ceremony.

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 12:00pm

Western Campus
11000 Pleasant Valley Rd., Parma, OH 44130

Event Type

Special Events, Campus Events, Western, Veterans

Target Audience

General Public, Faculty, Staff, Students, Alumni, Veterans


Contact Information or 216-987-3193

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