2nd Annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony to be held at USF Sarasota-Manatee

The 2nd Annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony, titled “Patriotism, Liberty & Freedom,” at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM) will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 from 9-11am in the Selby Auditorium on campus.  The speaker at this year’s ceremony is Colonel Jerry Hearn, Ret, USA.   Mr. Hearn will be talking about the Honor Flight program.  This project, sponsored locally by the Southwest Florida Rotary Club, plans to send 50 to 75 World War II veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit their Memorial and other patriotic memorials, including the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

The public is invited to attend this event.  USFSM is located at 8350 N. Tamiami Trail in Sarasota.  For more information about USFSM, please visit www.sarasota.usf.edu.