Dignity Memorial® Vietnam Wall and Veterans Resource Fair

Category: Events
Created on Thursday, March 15 2012
Written by Veterans Enterprise

Dignity Vietnam Memorial WallThe Dignity Memorial® Vietnam Wall, a three-quarter-scale traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be displayed free and open to the public 24 hours a day for public viewing from March 23-30, 2012 at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier. 

Also at the event will be:

 

The replica is eight feet high and 240 feet long. Its black, reflective surface is inscribed with the names of more than 58,000 servicemen and women who died or are missing in Vietnam. Details on the Opening Ceremony, special events and Closing Ceremony are provided below.

WHERE:            Rose Hills Memorial Park & Mortuary

3888 Workman Mill Road

Whittier, CA 90601

562.699.0921 

WHEN:             General viewing is open 24 hours a day, Friday, March 23 – Friday, March 30, 2012   

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

PURPLE HEART CEREMONY – Thursday, March 22, approximate start time 2:30 p.m.

OPENING CEREMONY, Friday, March 23, 7:00 p.m.

Daily March 23rd through March 30th: 

POW/MIA CEREMONY, Saturday, March 24, 7:00 p.m.

CLOSING CEREMONY, Friday, March 30, 6:30 p.m.

VAULT BURIAL CEREMONY, Saturday, April 21, 2:30 p.m.

The Vietnam Wall program and Veterans Resource Fair are sponsored locally by Rose Hills Memorial Park & Mortuary with generous support from Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe’s office, T.E. Roberts, Inc., JB Hunt, Batesville Caskets, Phoenix Memorial Portraits and Bronze, Radisson Hotel Whittier, Norm’s Flowers, California Grill, Taking the Hill, I'd Like That! Dba Jawco Graphics and Graphicom Digital, Trinity Reprographics, V.E.R.T, Oltmans Construction, Point Man Ministries, Central  Basin  Municipal  Water  District, Coca Cola Bottling Company, San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership, Costco, Richard Bergquist Photography, Tanya Pham Photography, Matthew Gush Photography, Carpenters Union, and California  Domestic  Water  Company. 

About Rose Hills

Founded in 1914, Rose Hills has since grown to be the largest memorial park in the world. It is a full-service memorial facility with a modern mortuary, crematory, flower shops, reception center, and premiere cemetery property.., Serving 10,000 pre-need and at-need families a year,  Rose Hills is located in Whittier, California, with approximately 1,400 acres of property for current use or future development.  Although it is purposely secluded, Rose Hills is only minutes away from any point in the Greater Los Angeles or Orange County area, and offers a full range of funeral services to meet the memorialization needs of Southern California families.  For information visit www.rosehills.com