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Garland Hosts JFK Remembrance Ceremony

When: Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 at noon
Where: Plaza Theatre, 521 W. State St., Downtown Garland 

The City of Garland will host a remembrance ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. Speakers will include Garland Mayor Douglas Athas, retired Garland Police Department chaplain Rev. Ken Ashlock, Garland historian Michael Hayslip and others who will share their insights on the impact of that tragic day in 1963.

The public is invited to attend the ceremony and to post their thoughts and remembrances on the City’s Facebook page (search for City of Garland, Texas Government).

The ceremony will conclude with a moment of silence at 12:30 p.m.
For more information, contact the Garland Mayor’s office at 972-205-2400 or mayor@garlandtx.gov.