For Immediate Release

Media Contact: Brian Spector


City of Pembroke Pines 
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Remembrance Prayer Vigil
Thursday, February 14, 2019

Pembroke Pines, FL (February 5, 2019) -  Please join The City of Pembroke Pines in a remembrance prayer vigil to commemorate the one-year mark of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting tragedy at the Charles F. Dodge City Center, located at 601 City Center Way in Pembroke Pines on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.  The event is free and everybody is invited to attend. 
The ceremony honors the 17 members of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, both staff and students that lost their lives, and acknowledges the strength and recovery of the staff, students and families who survived. 
The program will include light music, prayer and a candlelight ceremony. Pembroke Pines Mayor Frank C. Ortis has been invited to open the prayer.  The event will be conducted by both Pastor Peter Tokar of The Bridge Church and Rabbi Mordechai Andrusier of Chabad of Pembroke Pines.  Everyone is invited to join the Pembroke Pines community in a day of respect in love and kindness. 
For more information about The City of Pembroke Pines Remembrance Prayer Vigil, please contact the City of Pembroke Pines Special Events Division at 954-392-2116 or visit   

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