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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: April 16, 2015
Contact: Stacey James, Veterans Assistance Program Coordinator
360.337.4811 or sjames@co.kitsap.wa.us

Leif Bentsen, Deceased Veterans Volunteer Liaison
lbentsen@co.kitsap.wa.us
No: 2015-036

Memorial Day weekend Celebration Of Life ceremony, Run to Tahoma May 23

(Port Orchard, WA)  One unclaimed, deceased veteran will be honored with words and music at The Unforgotten, Run to Tahoma VI Celebration of Life ceremony Saturday, May 23 during Memorial Day Weekend at the Kitsap County Administration Building plaza, 619 Division Street, Port Orchard. Following the ceremony, the departed veteran will be escorted to Tahoma National Cemetery near Kent. A documentary on the Run to Tahoma will be shown at 9:15 a.m. with the ceremony beginning at 10:30 a.m.

If you are a family member of a deceased veteran that you would like to be honored at this event please contact Stacey James, Veterans Assistance Program and Veterans Advisory Board Coordinator, 360.337.4811, sjames@co.kitsap.wa.us or Leif Bentsen, Deceased Veterans Volunteer Liaison of the Kitsap County Coroner’s Office at lbentsen@co.kitsap.wa.us.

The Unforgotten, Run to Tahoma ceremony is sponsored by the Kitsap County Board of Commissioners, the Kitsap County Coroner’s Office, the Kitsap County Veterans Advisory Board and Combat Veterans International.

For more information on the Run to Tahoma and other veterans’ programs, visit www.kitsapgov.com/hs/veterans/runtotahoma.htm.

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Last Updated:  April 16, 2015