CONTACT: John Pitts – President, American Merchant Marine Veterans Memorial Committee, Inc. 562-716-2899 – firstname.lastname@example.org
NATIONAL MARITIME DAY OBSERVATION - WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2018
SAN PEDRO, CA – The annual National Maritime Day Observance and Memorial Service will be held at the American Merchant Marine Veterans Memorial & Walls of Honor, located on Harbor Boulevard at the foot of 6th Street, San Pedro, on Wednesday, May 22, 2018, starting at 11 a.m. National Maritime Day honors those American Merchant Mariners who have served their country in peace and war from the American Revolution to the present day. The observance will include speakers representing State and Local offices as well as the U.S. Maritime Industry. In addition, a memorial service will be held, conducted by local clergy and Veterans groups, honoring those U.S. Merchant Mariners who made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of the United States of America. A luncheon at the Double Tree, San Pedro will follow the memorial service. The luncheon will feature a guest speaker associated with U.S. Maritime issues. Lunch will be served at 12:30 with a no-host bar available at noon For further information about the Maritime Day Ceremony and/or luncheon please contact John Pitts via phone at 562-716-2899 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
American Merchant Marine Veterans Memorial located at the corner of Harbor Boulevard at 6th street in San Pedro, CA. Lunch will be held at 1230 pm at the DoubleTree San Pedro at 2800 via Cabrillo Marina San Pedro, CA .
PLEASE PARK IN THE PORTS O'CALL PARKING LOT - A TROLLEY WILL PROVIDE ROUND TRIP TRANSPORTATION BETWEEN THE MEMORIAL AND THE PORTS O'CALL RESTAURANT FROM 10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM.
Memorial Service begins at 11:00 AM at the American Merchant Marine Veterans Memorial
Lunch begins at 12:30 PM at the DoubleTree San Pedro at 2800 via Cabrillo Marina San Pedro, CA .