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‘Every Day is Veterans Day’ a Patriotic Musical Salute September 9

Rousing marches and American songs at popular annual event 

 

(SUNTREE, FL)  August 28, 2017 –  One Senior Place, the Viera marketplace for senior resources, presents the fifth annual Every Day is Veterans Day, a patriotic concert at the Scott Center for the Performing Arts at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Suntree on Saturday, September 9.  The public is invited to the free musical salute to veterans at 5625 Holy Trinity Drive in north Melbourne, 32940.  Co-sponsored by VITAS Healthcare, Every Day is Veterans Day will feature a 3:00 PM pre-concert reception for the public, with refreshments and information from numerous veteran and military organizations.  At 4:00 PM, “Reveille” will open a patriotic concert by the Space Coast Symphony Winds and Women’s Chorus, starting with a Posting of the Colors by the award-winning Dorie Miller Memorial Post 331 of Orlando Color Guard. The Space Coast Highlanders bagpipe and drum corp will proceed through the 800-seat auditorium and special guest performer Lt. Colonel Cynthia Watkins-Pishdad (Ret.), will sing the national anthem.  Rousing marches by John Philip Sousa as well as songs of America will be performed by the Space Coast Symphony Winds and Women’s Chorus.  Former military chaplain, Pastor Richard Funk of Advent Lutheran Church will provide the invocation and benediction and “Taps” will be played to conclude the event.  Attendees are invited to wear red, white and blue in patriotic solidarity.  While there is no charge for the reception or the concert, free tickets must be reserved through the symphony website at www.SpaceCoastSymphony.org or by calling toll-free to (855) 252-7276.

 

One Senior Place Director, Kathi Ridner, is delighted to present the special musical salute to veterans for the fifth annual Every Day is Veterans Day event by the Experts in Aging.

 

“We are beyond excited to be hosting this very special reception and concert honoring veterans and their families,” said Ridner.  “Each year, Every Day is Veterans Day has grown larger.  The Scott Center in Suntree is a comfortable auditorium and the perfect venue for a patriotic musical salute to the men and women who have worn our nation’s uniform.  We hope many people will also attend the pre-concert reception for some delicious refreshments and a visit with the military organizations and event sponsors.”

 

Every Day is Veterans Day is just one of the dozens of events presented annually by One Senior Place in Viera.  One Senior Place is a marketplace for resources and provider of information, advice, care and on-site services for seniors and their families.  To learn more about One Senior Place, The Experts in Aging, visit www.OneSeniorPlace.com or call 321-751-6771.

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Photo 1 (attached) Space Coast Symphony Orchestra wind band players will perform patriotic favorites during Every Day is Veterans Day, a One Senior Place special free event in the Scott Center for the Performing Arts at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Melbourne on Saturday, September 9.  To reserve a free ticket, call toll-free (855) 252-7276. photo courtesy Space Coast symphony Orchestra

 

Photo 2 (attached) — Veterans and the general public are invited to the annual Every Day is Veterans Day, sponsored by One Senior Place and VITAS Health Care.  The special free patriotic concert will be held at the Scott Center for the Performing Arts at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Melbourne on Saturday, September 9.  To reserve a free ticket, call toll-free (855) 252-7276. photo by judith vaughn photography

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

Official Event Poster attached — and at this link: http://www.oneseniorplace.com/event/5th-annual-every-day-veterans-day-musical-tribute/?instance_id=191315

 One Senior Place 30-second video — https://youtu.be/zy6u7Bly6cE

 

About One Senior Place– Now in its 12th year, One Senior Place, The Experts in Aging, is a marketplace of resources and provider of information, advice, care and on-site services for seniors and their family caregivers in Central and East Central Florida.  Completely unique, One Senior Place at 8085 Spyglass Hill Road in Viera is a one-stop information hub and mini-mall “revolutionizing the way America shops for elder care and services.”  One Senior Place is home to a wide variety of senior-focused businesses, a resource library and is the site of educational seminars and presentations for seniors.  In 2008, One Senior Place was named Florida’s Small Business of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration.  In Brevard, they were honored as  Business of the Year by the Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce.  A second location, One Senior Place Orlando, opened in Altamonte Springs in December of 2011.  More information about One Senior Place and One Senior Place Orlando can be found on the company website at www.OneSeniorPlace.com or by calling 321-751-6771.

 

ABOUT THE SPACE COAST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA— The SCSO is a lively and passionate Central Florida orchestra comprised of professional musicians, music educators and mentored amateurs of exceptional ability.  The Orchestra was formed by Conductor and Artistic Director Aaron T. Collins with a two-fold mission: to provide mentoring and performance opportunities for Florida’s finest young musicians as well as to provide professional concerts at genuinely affordable prices.  The ultimate goal of the organization is to help ensure the symphonic tradition for the enjoyment of future generations.

35-year old Aaron T. Collins is garnering recognition for his achievements.  LEAD Brevard named the ambitious Collins one of their “4 under 40″ Young Professionals, the youngest-ever recipient of the honor.  Space Coast Business magazine listed him as one of Brevard’s “100 Most Admired Businesspeople.” In 2016, Collins won the Richard A. Stark Award for cultural leadership from the Cultural Council of Indian River County.  Through his personal involvement with more than a dozen performing arts groups, pioneering reciprocal ad program and social media cross promotions, Collins has gained a reputation for generosity; championing other arts organizations throughout Central Florida for the cultural enrichment of the community.

The Space Coast Symphony Orchestra performs in several very comfortable venues in Brevard and Indian River counties, with advance general admission tickets priced at just $20.  School-aged children 18 years and under are admitted free of charge, as are college students with a valid ID.  In keeping with their mission, the symphony provides a unique Symphony for Everyone ticketing program, a “pay-what-you-can” option designed to provide substantially discounted admission to any Space Coast Symphony concert.  Relying on a non-traditional orchestra model and a slim budget, the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra is one of only 19 U.S. orchestras to perform year-round. In addition to maintaining the Space Coast Symphony JAZZ Orchestra and Space Coast Symphony Wind Orchestra, the non-profit organization provides numerous separate and free ensemble performances. More information about the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming concerts, ticket sales, venues, directions and sponsorship opportunities is available at www.SpaceCoastSymphony.org by calling toll free (855) 252-7276.