For Immediate Release

Media Contact: Brian Spector



City of Pembroke Pines Gathered to Honor United States Military at Veterans Day Ceremony

Pembroke Pines, FL – (November 12, 2019)  The City of Pembroke Pines residents, guests and friends came together to honor all men and women of the United States Military, both past and present, at the Annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Monday, November 11, 2019 in the Commission Chambers Building, located at 601 City Center Way in Pembroke Pines.
The two hour program included the Presentation of Colors by the City of Pembroke Pines Police and Fire Department Honor Guards, words from World War II Veteran and recently retired Pembroke Pines Commissioner Jay Shechter, comments from Pembroke Pines Mayor Frank C. Ortis and remarks from City Commissioners and Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Shultz.   
In the United States, Veterans Day annually falls on November 11.  This day is the anniversary of the signing of the armistice, which concluded the World War I hostilities between the Allied nations and Germany in 1918.  Veterans Day celebrates and honors America's veterans for their patriotism, love of country and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.
For the most up to date special event information, please call The City of Pembroke Pines Special Events Division at 954-392-2116 or visit
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