FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 2, 2014
Contact: Janice Rombeck
New Memorial Wall to Honor Vietnamese Heroes
WHAT: The unveiling of a new Memorial Wall dedicated to seven Vietnamese heroes who died in the Vietnam War. The ceremony will feature a marching band, salute to the flags, a moment of silence, the playing of Taps and an introduction of the seven heroes in English and Vietnamese. Family members of the honored men will receive a balloon. After all the biographies have been read, family members will release the balloons. Dignitaries will also speak. The monument is a project of the Lam Son Group in partnership with the Viet Museum and the Office of Supervisor Dave Cortese.
WHEN: Saturday, April 5, 2014, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
WHERE: Outside the Viet Museum, History Park, 1650 Senter Road, San Jose
WHO: U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer
Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren
Congressman Mike Honda
Supervisor Dave Cortese
San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed and City Councilmembers
Loc Vu, Director of Viet Museum
Alida Bray, President and CEO of History San Jose
For more information, call the Lam Son Group at 650-823-6645 or the Office of Supervisor Dave Cortese at 408-299-5030.