News Release City of Irvine
Public Information Office
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PRESS RELEASE #13-05-17
Contact : Public Information Office, 949-724-6077, email@example.com
IRVINE, CA (May 17, 2013): Memorial Day is a time of remembrance; a time for Americans to honor those who have given their lives while defending our nation. On Monday, May 27, the City of Irvine will pay tribute to fallen military service members during a Memorial Day ceremony at 10 a.m. at Colonel Bill Barber Marine Corps Memorial Park.
Attendees will have the opportunity to memorialize our troops’ sacrifice by writing down a brief remembrance to be posted on a memory board. Cards will also be available for well-wishers to send a message of appreciation and support to Irvine’s adopted 211/Marine Battalion.
For more information click here, or to download a pre-made remembrance card, click here, or call 949-724-6606. Colonel Bill Barber Marine Corps Memorial Park is located at 4 Civic Center Plaza, Irvine. Guests are encouraged to park in the lot at Harvard Avenue and San Juan Street.
Since its incorporation in 1971, Irvine has become a nationally recognized city, with a population of 223,729, spans 66 square miles and is recognized as one of America’s safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine’s enviable quality of life. This family-friendly city features more than 16,000 acres of parks, sports fields and dedicated open space and is the home of the Orange County Great Park – the first great metropolitan park of the 21st century. For more information, please visit cityofirvine.org.
1 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92606