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Rio Grande City Hosts Annual 'Remembering Our Fallen Heroes' Ceremony

Last week, the City of Rio Grande City commemorated Memorial Day with the Remembering Our Fallen Heroes Ceremony at the downtown Britton Avenue Kiosko. The ceremony honored the brave men and women who sacrificed their lives in service to the country.

The event brought together community members, veterans, and city officials to pay tribute to fallen soldiers. "Today, we remember and honor those who gave everything for our freedom," said event Organizer Yanderi De La Cruz. "Their bravery and selflessness will never be forgotten."

The ceremony featured a series of heartfelt moments, including the reading of names of local servicemen and women who lost their lives in combat followed by a moment of silence further emphasizing the solemnity of the occasion.

"On behalf of the City of Rio Grande City, we would like to thank everyone who participated and joined us for this honorable event," said RGC Commissioner Rogerio Olivarez, Jr. "Your presence here today is a testament to the strength and unity of our community."

The Remembering Our Fallen Heroes Ceremony concluded with a community gathering, where attendees shared stories and reflected on the significance of Memorial Day. The City of Rio Grande City remains committed to honoring the memory of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.



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