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Posted on: November 6, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Veterans Day Ceremony and Government Closures


A special Veterans Day Ceremony will be held at the Falls Church City Veterans Memorial in front of the Community Center (223 Little Falls St.) on Monday, November 11 at 11 a.m.

The public is invited to join other members of the community for special remarks and remembrances, a tribute for those missing in action, a wreath presentation and prayer for departed veterans, and performances by the Falls Church City Concert Band. The keynote speaker will be Beverly Donner, a former Commander with the Public Health Service assigned to the surgical team in Dananz, Vietnam where she treated civilian casualties.

Presided over by Master of Ceremonies Harry Shovlin, the Veterans Ceremony includes representation from the Greater Falls Church Veterans Council including American Legion Post 130, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Martin-Leppert-Sipes Post 9274, Catholic War Veterans Paul and Jacques Martin Post 1652, Falls Church Daughters of the American Revolution, Northern Virginia WWII Veterans, the Veterans Memorial Committee, and dedicated volunteers under the coordination of the City of Falls Church Recreation and Park Department.

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Operating Schedule for City Government
Below is the Veterans Day operating schedule for the City of Falls Church on Monday, November 11:

  • CLOSED: All City government offices and services.
  • CLOSED: Mary Riley Styles Public Library
  • CLOSED: Senior Center
  • OPEN: Community Center, 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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