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Salute to Veterans Concert Comes to Eisenhower Park

The 25th annual event will take place on Aug. 4.

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced that Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre will host the 25th annual Salute to Veterans program starring the USO Liberty Bells and Dean Karahalis and the Concert Pops on Aug. 4. 

The concert is dedicated to the men and women of the 2nd Battalion, 25th Marines. Ceremonies honoring our armed services past and present will begin at 6:45 p.m. and the show will begin at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

About the USO Liberty Bells

 The only official chartered USO show troupe, the USO Liberty Bells travel throughout the world performing for service men and women, their families, veterans and audiences that actively support the troops here and abroad. The USO Liberty Bells are part of this American tradition that began with the muddy camp shows of the South Pacific 71 years ago.

About Dean Karahalis and the Concert Pops

Dean Karahalis is the founder of the Concert Pops as well as the conductor and musical director.  The vivacious style of Dean Karahalis draws the audience into each performance.  Dean Karahalis and the Concert Pops will encase you in the music and fill the very air with their intense energy.  In the blink of an eye you will be transported in their musical time machine.

About Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre

The Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre is located near parking fields 6 and 6A in Eisenhower Park. Lakeside Theatre is a venue with no formal seating.  Concertgoers are urged to bring folding chairs or blankets.  Special accommodations are available for disabled patrons, including reserved parking, easily accessible restrooms and a convenient reserved location on the hill.  Assistive hearing devices are also available upon request for the hearing impaired. 

For further information, contact the Parks Public Information Office at: 516-572-0200 or visit the Nassau County Parks, Recreation and Museums website at www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.

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paul August 02, 2012 at 06:49 PM


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