Wednesday, July 3, 2002
Director of Communications
(401) 831-7700 x101
Show Your Patriotism By Writing A Letter To A
American Red Cross and Fort Adams Trust Sponsor Letter Writing Campaign for Local Soldiers on Sunday
NOTE: This event was originally scheduled in May, but was rained out.
WHO: American Red Cross of Rhode Island and Fort Adams Trust
WHAT: Both groups are sponsoring a children's letter writing/picture drawing
campaign for Rhode Island soldiers stationed overseas. Children will be invited to participate all weekend at a Red Cross tent during Ft. Adams' Civil War
Reenactment. Each child who creates a letter will receive an American Flag sticker.
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 during the closing ceremonies on Sunday.
WHEN: Sunday, July 7th, 3pm
WHERE: Ft. Adams State Park (inside the Fort area), Newport, RI
For more information, visit www.fortadams.org.