Miami Beach Veterans Day Parade 11/11/11

Commissioner Jerry Libbin Unites Miami Beach Communities For 2011 Veterans Day Parade And Ceremony
November 11, 9a.m
Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL

Miami Beach Commissioner Jerry Libbin is continuing in his commitment to organize local support for our troops during the Veterans Day Parade in Miami Beach. Since his involvement with the Veterans Day Parade in 2009, Commissioner Libbin has consecutively set record participation numbers by encouraging schools, organizations and businesses to join in the annual celebration and ceremony honoring veterans. The 2011 Veterans Day Parade is hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3559. Applications for group participation may be requested at Jerry Libbin’s office at 305-673-7106 or jerry@miamibeachfl.gov.

“The men and women who serve our country with distinction deserve our appreciation every day,” says Miami Beach Commissioner Jerry Libbin. “This parade gives us the opportunity to come together as a community to thank them.”

The 2011 Veterans Day Parade will be held on Veterans Day, November 11th, beginning at 9am. Participants will line up at 8:30am along Washington Avenue on 17th Street. Marchers will travel south on Washington Avenue and then west on 11th Street into Flamingo Park. Commissioner Libbin will speak along with other presenters to commence the wreath laying ceremony and 21-gun salute at Flamingo Park at 10:30am followed by a moment of silence at 11am in honor of our First World War Armistice Day Tradition.

Veterans Day ceremonies have long taken place on Miami Beach. Commissioner Libbin has further developed this tradition by drawing well over 2,000 participants from local organizations, such as:
· 13th Army Band
· American Airlines
· American Senior High School
· Ayuda
· Best Buddies International
· Biscayne Elementary School
· Biscayne Point Homeowners Association
· Boucher Brothers
· CA State Trooper Classic Vehicle
· Circ X
· Clevelander
· Darren Buckner’s Martial Arts
· Death with Dignity
· Duck Tours
· ECOMB
· FHP Patrol Classic Vehicle
· Fienberg Fisher K-8
· Fire Department Honor Guard
· First Citizens Bank
· Flamingo Park Neighborhood Association
· G. Holmes Braddock Senior High School
· Girl Scouts
· Hands on Miami
· Happy Kids
· Homeowner Associations
· Kiwanis
· MB Chamber of Commerce
· MB Fire Engine
· MB Senior High Key Club
· MB Senior High School Band
· MB Senior High School Drum Corps
· MB Senior High School Naval Group
· MBPD Color Guards
· Miami Beach Botanical Garden
· Miami Beach Homeowners & Neighborhood Associations
· Miami Jackson Senior High School Band
· Miss Miami Beauty Queens
· NAHA – Nautilus Homeowners Association
· Nautilus Middle School
· Neptune Society
· North Beach Development Corporation (NBDC)
· North Beach Elementary Students
· Ocean Drive Association (ODA)
· Planet Beach Contempo Spa
· Police Athletic League (PAL)
· Police Explorers
· Robert Morgan Education Center HS – 2 buses
· Rotary Club
· Sand In Your Boots
· Sand In Your Boots Members
· Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
· Special Forces with Southern Command
· Sunflower Society Art Students
· Tammy Green Agency Models
· Teen Job Corps
· The Electric Bicycle Store
· The Graduates – Softball Team
· Tim Hardaway Foundation Leadership Academy/SOS
· Tremont Towing
· U.S. Army Reserves
· Unidad
· U.S. Coast Guards – Sector Miami & Color Guards
· Veterans from American Legion Post 85 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3559
· Waste Management & Robot Cycler

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