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Route 1 is closed in BOTH directions except for one northbound lane, from Slater's Lane to 1st Street for several fallen electrical poles. Use caution in the area. The Charles Houston Recreation Center & Memorial Pool are also closed until further notice due to a power outage.

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For Immediate Release: November 4, 2011

10th Annual Veterans’ Day Ceremony at the Captain Rocky Versace Plaza, Alexandria, VA

The “Friends of Rocky Versace” will host the 10th Annual Veterans’ Day Ceremony on Friday, November, 11 at 1 p.m. at the Mt. Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Ave., Alexandria, VA 22305. The one hour ceremony includes:

  • The reading the names of the 67 heroes;
  • Recognition of all U.S. Military Veterans;
  • Reading the Captain Versace Medal of Honor Citation;
  • Reading the tribute to Captain Versace written by his fellow POW, 1st Lt. James "Nick" Rowe;
    Wreath laying; and
  • The playing of "Taps."

For additional information, click here or call the Mount Vernon Recreation Center at 703.746.5556.
 

1108 Jefferson St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.4343
Fax: 703.838.6344
E-Mail

Office Hours
Monday-Friday
8 am - 5 pm

James B. Spengler
Director
703.746.5500