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Military Family Appreciation Day to honor service and sacrifice in Downtown Fort Walton Beach

The Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee is set to host Military Family Appreciation Day on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at The Landing in Fort Walton Beach.
Credit: City of Fort Walton Beach Public Info

The Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee is set to host Military Family Appreciation Day on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at The Landing in Fort Walton Beach.

  • The outdoor event, presented by Forever Warriors, aims to pay tribute to the service and sacrifices of local military families and veterans.

The event will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will feature a variety of activities and attractions, including live entertainment supported by Stage Sponsor, Eglin Federal Credit Union, a free children’s play area, and booths hosted by veteran service organizations.

  • Attendees will also be treated to complimentary food and drinks throughout the day.

“We are excited to bring together the local community for this special day to honor our military families and veterans,” said Rachelle Graves, Director of Special Events for The Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce. “It’s a wonderful opportunity for businesses and individuals to show their appreciation and support for those who have given so much for our country.”

Credit: City of Fort Walton Beach Public Info

Military Family Appreciation Day serves as a platform for local businesses and organizations to demonstrate their support for the military community. The event promises to be a memorable one, offering a day of fun, community, and recognition for the sacrifices made by military members and their families.

The Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce invites all to join in this celebration at the Landing Park, located at 139 Brooks Street, Fort Walton Beach.

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