Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Rolla designated as a Purple Heart City

The City of Rolla along with the South Central Regional Veterans Group will have a ceremony on 14 June 2013 at the Veterans Park starting at 6:00 PM. Everett Kelly President of the Missouri Purple Heart Association will present a plaque designating Rolla as a Purple Heart City The Purple Heart Flag will be raised at the park for display. Jerry Bumpus, chairman of the SCRVG, would like to invite everyone to attend the ceremony with a special invitation to all active duty and veterans who have received the Purple Heart. This award is only given to those who were wounded in combat in any of our Countries wars.