City of Lake Charles Armed Forces panel to host 'Vietnam Veteran - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

'Vietnam Veterans Honor Day' set Saturday in Lake Charles

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -

The City of Lake Charles Mayor's Armed Forces Commission will host a "Vietnam Veterans Honor Day" event on Saturday, March 30, at 10 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, Lakeshore Drive.

City officials said the purpose of the event is to honor United States Armed Forces Vietnam War Veterans.

Guest speaker at the 10 a.m. program will be Calcasieu Parish District Attorney John DeRosier. Master of Ceremonies will be Britney Glaser.

Officials said immediately following the program, there will be a picnic adjacent to Veterans Memorial Park for guests. During the picnic, there will be kite flying with kites provided for children.

At 11 a.m., the Lake Charles Community Band will provide music for guests to enjoy.

The public is encouraged to attend. 

For more information, call the Mayor's Office at 491-1201.

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