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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Event
December 7, 2018 @ 11:15 am - 1:00 pmFree
The City of Mission, Kansas will commemorate the 77th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, December 7 at the Sylvester Powell Jr. Community Center, 6200 Martway Mission, KS 66202.
A reception begins at 11:15 a.m.
At 11:55, a moment of silence will be observed at the Kansas City time the bombing at Pearl Harbor began.
The program that follows will include an interview with local survivor Dorinda Nicholson, who was 6 years old and living with her family on the harbor’s edge during the attack. She will share memories of the 1941 attack that led to U.S. involvement in World War II.
The event is free, and the entire community, children, and school groups are invited to attend.