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Local Seniors and Students Honor Veterans Day Together

November 7, 2014

The Devonshire at PGA National retirement community will host a special multi-generational commemoration on TuesdayTuesday, November 11 | 10:30am

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On Tuesday, the community will host a special commemoration honoring veterans; special features of the program will include:

  • Presentation of the colors by the Palm Beach Gardens High School ROTC cadets
  • A keynote by Mary Goodman of the West Palm Beach VA Hospital
  • A display of photos from many of the veterans residing at Devonshire

WHEN: Tuesday, November 11 | 10:30 am

WHERE: Devonshire at PGA NationalThe Stratford100 Devonshire WayPalm Beach Gardens, FL 33418

CONTACT:  If you'd like to cover the event, please contact Jessica McKay, Public Affairs Manager at 703-472-0964 or

ABOUT:  Devonshire at PGA National, one of 18 Erickson Living retirement communities, sits on a 26-acre campus in Palm Beach Gardens.  Comprised of 327 independent living apartment homes, Devonshire also offers valet services, concierge support, and premier dining venues.  More information about Devonshire at PGA National can be found at: