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Village Hospital Greer Family Fest to Honor Veterans with Special ?Walk of Honor?

April 2, 2012

The 28th Annual Village Hospital Greer Family Fest presented by the City of Greer and the Greer Citizen is pleased to announce special plans to honor veterans during the festival. At 7:30pm on Saturday, May 5 in Greer City Park, all veterans are asked to participate in a “Walk of Honor” through the park leading up to the Nationwide Insurance Garfield Main Stage area. The Blue Ridge High School National Guard program will be escorting the veterans through the park and will end with a Presentation of the Colors. Aaron Tippin will take the stage at 8:00pm.

“This festival is a great opportunity for us to honor those who have fought for our country,” stated Allen Smith, President/CEO of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce. “It’s a great fit as Aaron Tippin is a tremendous advocate for the veterans. We are honored to be able to provide an avenue to recognize them.”

Veterans who would like to participate are asked to gather by the fountains in City Park at 7:00pm.

For a complete schedule of events for the festival weekend, please visit

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary, non-profit organization that represents approximately 650 businesses in the Greer area. The mission of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is “To Champion Economic Prosperity for our members and the greater Greer community.” For more information on the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, call 864-877-3131 or visit


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