Ocoee to honor Pearl Harbor survivor at Veterans Day ceremony

Ocoee's Veterans Day program is at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at Bill Breeze Park.

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The public is invited to attend the city of Ocoee’s Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at Bill Breeze Park, 125 N. Lakeshore Drive. The city will pay special tribute to Donald Kaup, 99, who survived the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor.

Steve Shuga, first vice commander for the American Legion Department of Florida, is the keynote speaker. The ceremony also will include music and flag presentations.

Ocoee resident Tamia Dawkins, a student in Dr. Phillips High School's fine arts magnet program, will sing the national anthem with music from the Ocoee Middle School band. Additionally, there will be flag presentations by the Ocoee High School Junior ROTC Color Guard and Ocoee's police and fire department honor guards.

Refreshments will be served after the ceremony. For information, call (407) 905-3100.


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