Veterans Memorial Park plans celebration for Armed Forces Day

Veterans Memorial Park of The Villages is preparing to celebrate Armed Forces Day.

The event will be held Saturday, May 18 at 10 a.m. Retired U.S. Navy nurse Sue Roper, president of the Tri County Women Veterans, will be the featured speaker. And Suzanne Cannon will be the singer.

The park is located in Spanish Springs by Lake Mira Mar, between Paige Place and the golf cart bridge over U.S. Hwy. 27/441. Those attending are encouraged to bring chairs. Dogs are not allowed in the park.