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VPSF Announces Commonwealth Public Safety Memorial Dedication Events

September 10, 2014 | VACP

News Image Today, Virginia Public Safety Foundation (VPSF) announced a schedule of events to mark the completion of the Commonwealth Public Safety Memorial, culminating with a dedication ceremony on Saturday, December 6, 2014, at 1 p.m. at the memorial’s Capitol Square location.

A Memorial Prayer Service will be held on Friday, December 5, at 12 noon, at St. Paul’s Church. The service will include prayers and hymns of thanksgiving in honor of Virginia's first responders.  Following the service, the memorial will be open to visitors.

A Celebration of Heroes will be held on Friday, December 5, at 6 p.m., at John Marshall Ballrooms. This reception and dinner will acknowledge the contributions of donors, supporters, and survivors to the Memorial campaign. The event will include a reception, dinner and brief program of speakers.

The Memorial Dedication Ceremony will be held on Saturday, December 6, at 1 p.m., at the memorial site on Capitol Square. The ceremony will include the reading of Virginia’s honor roll of fallen public safety officers and the official transfer of the memorial’s ownership from VPSF to the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Complete event details, including RSVP information, are available on-line at VPSF Memorial Dedication Events.