Thursday, May 16, 2002
Director of Communications
(401) 831-7700 x101
American Red Cross and Fort Adams Trust
Sponsor Letter Writing Campaign to Local Soldiers
Children to Present Letters to Each Branch of Military at 2:30pm on Saturday
American Red Cross of Rhode Island and Fort Adams Trust
The two groups are sponsoring a letter writing/picture drawing campaign for Rhode
Island soldiers stationed overseas. Children will be invited to participate during the Ft. Adams Opening Day ceremonies. A group of children will present a bundle of
letters to a soldier representing each of the military branches, followed by the singing of "God Bless America."
Saturday, May 18th
Ft. Adams State Park (inside the Fort area)
NOTE: Military units will be setting up for the event on Friday, May 17th from
noon-5pm, if media wishes to do a "event preview" story.