first_imgBy DINA ARÉVALOPort Isabel-South Padre [email protected] Laguna Madre community can choose from a host of events aimed at celebrating and honoring veterans this weekend.All three cities — Laguna Vista, Port Isabel and South Padre Island — will be hosting events from Saturday through Monday.In Port Isabel, the City will be unveiling a Blue Star Memorial monument at Veterans Park. That ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11.*Port Isabel Mayor Juan Jose “J.J.” Zamora, Mayor Pro-tem Carmen Rios and Eagle Scout candidate James Grace will be guest speakers. Local gardener Mary Gorbal will also speak at the event. The memorial made possible thanks to a donation by the National Garden Clubs.*Editor’s Note: In the print edition of the PRESS, the wrong date was listed for the Port Isabel Veterans Day event and Blue Star Memorial unveiling. The event will take place on Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11. The PRESS regrets the error.Want the whole story? Pick up a copy of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here. RelatedLaguna Vista unveils Aircraft Carrier Memorial17 By HALEY HUFFMAN Special to the PRESS Red, white and blue covered the perimeter of the Veterans Memorial Park in Laguna Vista Saturday, Nov. 11 as residents gathered together to celebrate those who have served in the Armed Forces during the Town’s annual Veteran’s Day celebration. Laguna Vista Mayor…November 17, 2017In “News”Local garden club to donate ‘Blue Star’ memorialBy DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press [email protected] The Driftwood Garden Club, in conjunction with National Garden Clubs, Inc., will be donating a Blue Star Memorial to the City of Port Isabel come Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The City Commission unanimously approved the donation during a special meeting held at the…November 2, 2018In “News”Purple Heart monument to highlight Veterans’ Day in LVBy MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Come Nov. 11, Laguna Vista will have something special to salute with the unveiling of a Purple Heart Monument at Veterans’ Memorial Park. The monument which will serve to commemorate Purple Heart recipients will be installed in time for Veterans Day ceremonies at Laguna…October 14, 2016In “News” Sharelast_img

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