Veterans will be remembered at Escazú service Sunday

The Commonwealth Remembrance Day and the United States Veterans Day, Nov. 11, will be commemorated Sunday at the 5 p.m. service of the Escazú Christian Fellowship at the International Baptist Church located in Guachipelin, Escazú.

The purpose of Nov. 11 is to honor all living veterans and the memory of those veterans who died serving their country.

The service will be led by Pastor Stacey Steck and will start and end with a bugle call by Philip Jarman. Kevin Ludeke will perform with his bagpipes. Jerry Thomas, the
chaplain of the Costa Rica detachment of the Marine Corps League, will offer prayer. In attendance will be members of The American Legion Post CR10 of Escazú, the Costa Rica detachment of the Marine Corps League and other veteran’s organizations.

Featured speakers will be British Ambassador Sharon Campbell, Cameron Mackay, the Canadian ambassador, and Eric Nelson, the deputy chief of the U.S. mission here.

Refreshments will be served after the ceremony. Everyone is invited to attend and honor the veterans of the United States and the Commonwealth countries on this their special day, said John Moran, commander of Post CR 10.

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