Marcus Center presents 8th Annual Flag Day Celebration on 6/14
The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts is hosting its 8th annual Flag Day Celebration on Wednesday, June 14, which is sponsored by the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts and CBRE/ESI. Festivities are at the Marcus Center's Peck Pavilion beginning at 9:00 am. The theme is Honoring the Dead by Serving the Living and this event is free and open to the public.
The ceremony will commence with the Milwaukee Metro Non-Commissioned Officers Council as they perform the Presentation of Colors and will proceed with the National Anthem performed by MPS' Riverside University High School Arts Connect Students followed by an invocation by Father Patrick Fitzsimons, V.A. Medical Center Chaplain.
A moment of silence and POW/MIA is being presented by George Banda, U.S. Army and Pat Romero, U.S. Navy is the Master of Ceremonies. Paul Mathews, President and CEO of the Marcus Center, will welcome guests and veterans.
Our keynote speaker for the program is Daniel Allan Kafka (U.S. Army), current student of UW-Milwaukee and Corporate Partners Liaison for the UWM Military & Veterans Resource Center.
The program will conclude with a United States Naturalization Ceremony at 10:00 am.