On November 13, 2013 the Vietnam Women’s Memorial will celebrate its 20th anniversary.
The Vietnam Women’s Memorial Foundation (VWMF) will sponsor special activities that year on Sunday, November 10th, and Monday, November 11th. The VWMF gift shop will be open that Sunday at the host hotel, the Embassy Suites-Downtown in Washington, D.C.
On that Sunday evening, there will be a Candlelight Ceremony at the Vietnam Women’s Memorial. Monday, Veterans Day, will start early with a Reading of the Names ceremony at the Memorial. Names of women who served during the Vietnam era and who have since died will be read. Following the Reading of the Names, the Foundation will conduct “Storytelling at the Vietnam Women’s Memorial: In Their Own Words.” At 1:00 p.m., there will be a Ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Storytelling will resume after the ceremony and continue for the remainder of the afternoon.
Please contact the VWMF if you would like to volunteer to help at the gift shop, Candlelight Ceremony, Reading of the Names, or Storytelling.The toll-free telephone number is 1-866-822-8963 and the e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information is available at Vietnam Womens Memorial Website.