FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 29, 2014

 

CONTACT:

Catherine Green

(901) 636-6574

Catherine.green@memphistn.gov

 

CITY OF MEMPHIS AND SHELBY COUNTY HOST

MILITARY APPRECIATION LUNCHEON

MAYORS SALUTE VETERANS AND ACTIVE SERVICE MEMBERS

 

Memphis – Memphis Mayor A C Wharton, Jr. and Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell, Jr. will host a Military Appreciation Luncheon Thursday, November 13, 2014, at 11:30am, the Holiday Inn – University of Memphis located at 3700 Central Avenue.

The Military Appreciation Luncheon is held each year to salute veterans and active service members, as well as their families, for sacrifices endured while serving their country.

The event speaker is Colonel Mark J. Devine, Tennessee Air National Guard Memphis, Tennessee. It includes special tributes, great food, and good fellowship.  Both mayors are grateful to have an opportunity to pay tribute to those who have served and are currently serving this country so selflessly.

Due to limited space, advance reservations are required.  Individuals and families interested in attending should call 901-222-4200 to RSVP, by October 31, 2013.

The media is invited.

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Dewanna Smith, Public Information Officer

City of Memphis

O (901) 576-6032

(901) 574-1494