Town of Harrisburg Invites Public to Attend Veterans Park Grand Opening
HARRISBURG, N.C., October 18, 2019 – The Town of Harrisburg’s new Veterans Park will open this Veterans Day, Monday, November 11. Veterans Park is located in the Harris Square Shopping Center at 4281 Highway 49 South, Harrisburg, NC 28075.
The grand opening ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. on November 11, with a welcome from Harrisburg Mayor Steve Sciascia. The ceremony will also include the Jay M. Robinson JROTC Color Guard, an invocation by Pastor Mike Thevenin and the National Anthem performed by Miss Durham 2019 DeAndra Easter. Mike Stubbs, Vietnam Veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart Award, will present the flags. Mr. Stubbs is also the MOPH Commander of Chapter 634 and a Harrisburg resident. Vance and Mary Jo Patterson, with Foundation Forward, will present the Charters of Freedom: The Declaration of Independence, The United States Constitution and The Bill of Rights.
The 1.14-acre land parcel will act as passive green space, honoring the military and designed to complement the adjoining businesses. The Park will also become the home of the Town's annual Christmas Tree Lighting event.
For more information, visit https://harrisburgnc.org/244/Parks-Recreation-Projects.