Dear Friends! This year marks the 70th anniversary World War II, the defeat over Hilter’s Facist’s Germany! The Russian American Community Center in Florida is planning to organize and commemorate American and Russian Veterans of WWII who currently live in Florida. From March 1 to May 9, to represent the symbolic 70 days, the Russian American Center is organizing a “A Baton of Remembrance”.The agenda of this Baton of Remembrance, within different Floridian Cities we will be organizing a plethora of events.
- Movie Showings
- Photo exhibitions of from WWII
- Recognition of the veterans and celebratory concerts in Orlando, Miami and Saint-Petersburg
- The ceremony of placing war wreaths in the WWII Memorial in Tallahasee.
- An auto race from 18 to the 25 of April through Miami-Orlando-Saint Petersburg- Charlotte-Washington DC which will conclude in the wreath ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington DC, marking the 70th anniversary of the American and Russian Solider meeting since WWII (meeting at Elbe)
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING, WE WELCOME YOU TO OUR TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS! We are also collecting stories, photos of your relatives who have served in WWII which will be published in the Internet-Magazine “Russians in Florida”. We are seeking Russian and American WWII veterans who currently live in Florida. WE ARE ALSO SEEKING SPONSORS! For more information please contact: RUSSIANFLORIDA@YAHOO.COM
Phone: 407-927-2625, 407-512-6587 Russian Club at UCF: firstname.lastname@example.org
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