Thousands stood in the scorching heat at South Florida National Cemetery in Lake Worth to pay their respects to our fallen heroes at the 2nd Annual Memorial Day ceremony entitled Honoring Those Who Gave All, followed by an event at The Breakers. Co-sponsored by The Palm Beach County Veterans Committee, Veterans Support Organization, and Friends of Veterans, Inc., the event featured Rear Admiral LeRoy Collins Jr., Executive Director of the Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs.
Other VIP guests at the events included State Representative Franklin Sands, Congressman Ron Klein, West Palm Beach Mayor Lois Frankel, whose son, Captain Benjamin Lubin, spoke at the event, Palm Beach Commissioner Shelley Vana, Jerry Klein, President Vietnam Veterans of America, Florida State Council, Lt. Col. Allen West, US Army (Ret.), entertainer Ben Vereen, and event committee members Diane N. Weiss and Valerie Halaby.
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