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Second Annual Military Appreciation Day Picnic this weekend

 

The City of Clarksville, TennesseeThe City of Clarksville is hosting the 2nd Annual Military Appreciation Day Picnic as a part of the Warrior Week celebration at Fairgrounds Park on Saturday, April 25th.   The weeklong celebration is in honor of all military personnel and their families. It is organized by the Military Affairs Committee of the Clarksville Chamber of Commerce.

All active duty, retired military and their families are invited to join us at Fairgrounds Park this Saturday from 1-5p.m. for this year’s picnic, hosted by the City of Clarksville with the help of Downtown Kiwanis. Free food and entertainment for the family are provided.

Kids can enjoy the petting zoo, face painting, pony rides and more.  A ceremony to honor our military community begins 1p.m. with the singing of the national anthem by Thea Agnew.  Special guests include Mayor Johnny Piper, BG Townsend, COL David Griffith, CSM John Strock, Mrs. Jeffrey Schoessler.  Freedom Team Salute will hand out special commendation awards to military spouses.

Immediately following the ceremony, live musical acts including Joel Brown, Alex and Tate, Jamie Worley Band, Emily Sandy, O.A.T.H., The Birdsongs and more take the stage.

Be sure to bring your military I.D. for entrance to the event. For more information, please call 645-7476.


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One Response to “Second Annual Military Appreciation Day Picnic this weekend”

  1. Bill Larson Says:
    April 23rd, 2009 at 4:46 am
    Bill Larson

    I am sadly going to be unable to attend this event due to the Paris, TN World’s Biggest Fish Fry. I would appreciate it if anyone attends if they can provide a account of the event and photographs of the festivities.

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