Host a Missing Man TableName: Host a Missing Man TableDate: September 20, 2017Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDTEvent Description:
As part of the Heroes Homecoming Week - Nov. 4-11 and includes Veterans Day - our community would like to honor those Missing In Action by creating Missing Man Table displays throughout our community.
A Missing Man Table is similar to that shown, and contains the following components, each with symbolic meaning:
1. Round Table2. White Table Cloth3. Empty Chair4. Plate5. Black Napkin6. Fork, Knife, Spoon7. Single Red Rose8. Vase9. Red Ribbon10 Slice of Lemon11 Pinch of Salt12 Bible13 Glass
The table display must be in an area set aside, clearly indicated that it is for display only. The Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB) will provide the materials to you about one week ahead of time, with set-up to be completed by .Please contact Ms. Angie Brady with your information if you are willing to display the Missing Man Table. What a great way to honor those who have not returned home.Christine MichaelsPresident & CEOGreater Fayetteville ChamberAbout Heroes Homecoming:The Communities of Cumberland County, created Heroes Homecoming as a way of showing recognition and appreciation to all veterans for their courage, their sacrifice and everything they do to defend this country's freedom - now and forever. The Fayetteville area has always had a unique bond with veterans, as the point of departure and return for hundreds of thousands of soldiers. Fayetteville has hosted Heroes Homecoming since 2011, helping it to become the largest commemoration and reunion of its kind. This year the Communities of Cumberland County will host veterans and families from across the region to participate in a week-long celebration honoring the brave men and women who served our country in Vietnam. All of the events at Heroes Homecoming recognize and honor the service and sacrifice of our brave Vietnam veterans.Heroes Homecoming and the Heroes Homecoming logo are registered trademarks of the Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB). Use of these marks requires express permission from, and a license agreement with the FACVB.