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National Heroes Day

Heroes Square, George Town

Please be seated by 9:15am

10:05 Official Opening of National Heroes Day:

Presentation of QCO flag
Proclamation (Hon. Edna Moyle, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly)
Blessing (Pastor Al Ebanks, Minister of Religion)
Raising of flags: National Anthem (sung by Rudy Myles); National Song

10:11 Remarks – Mr. Stuart Jack CVO, His Excellency the Governor

10:15 Remarks – Hon. Anthony Smellie QC, JP, Chief Justice

10:19 Choir song – Combined Schools’ Children’s Choir

10:23 Remarks – Hon. Kurt Tibbetts, JP, Leader of Government Business

10:28 Remarks – Hon. Alden McLaughlin, JP, Minister of Education,
Training, Employment, Youth, Sports & Culture

10:35 Laying of wreaths in remembrance of our 500 Heroes and National Hero,
Hon. Jim Bodden

10:47 Awards of the Cayman Islands Certificate and Badge of Honour –
His Excellency the Governor assisted by
Hon George A. McCarthy OBE, JP, CPA, Chief Secretary

10:58 Rededication of ‘Tradition’, the Cayman Islands Seaman’s Memorial Statue

11:35 Closing remarks – Mrs. L. Angela Martins MBE, JP, Chief Officer,
Ministry of Education, Training, Employment,
Youth, Sports & Culture

11:45 Refreshments and entertainment in Celebration Park

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