Media Advisory, Contact: Jim Leydon, Communications Director
Springfield to be Named a Purple Heart City
Who: Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Officials from the Military Order of the Purple Heart
What: Flag Raising Ceremony. Springfield, Ma to be Named a Purple Heart City
When: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.
Where: Springfield City Hall, 36 Court Street, Front Steps, Springfield, MA 01103
The Mission of the Military Order of the Purple Heart is to foster an environment of goodwill and camaraderie among combat wounded veterans, promote patriotism, support necessary legislative initiatives, and most importantly, provides service to all veterans and their families.
Springfield will be joining cities and towns across the country adopting the name, Purple Heart City
For more information on the Military Order of the Purple Heart please go to www.purpleheart.org