Central Falls to Host First Ever Memorial Day Ceremony at Recently Opened Veterans Memorial Park

Central Falls – On Monday, May 28th, Mayor James A. Diossa and the City of Central Falls will be honoring the men and women who our country at the Veterans Memorial Park, which was formally opened on Veterans Day less than a year ago. This event, which will be the first ever, will begin at 9:30am.

“It is important to honor and thank all who have served our great country for the sacrifices that they have made,” stated Mayor James A. Diossa. “I am glad to be able to host this event at our new Veterans Memorial Park which was dedicated this past November. Our Central Falls residents deserve a place to honor our soldiers and veterans every single day.”

 “It’s exciting to know that the park will be adorned with over 300 American flags that the public may take to proudly display not only on Memorial day, but throughout the year,” said Council President and Veteran Bob Ferri. The 300 flags were donated by Fierlet Korzen of Post 79 of Central Falls.

Police Chief Colonel James J. Mendonca who is also a veteran co-chaired the event with Council President Bob Ferri and has arranged for the Central Falls Police Honor Guard to present the colors.

Taps will also be played by former Central Falls resident Al DeAndrade. The ceremony is open to all Central Falls residents.


Contact: Wilder Arboleda, office: 401-616-2443, cell: 401-318-3788, [email protected]

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