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Pitt State honors President Ford

December 29, 2006 12:00AM

Pittsburg State University and the Friends of the Memorial will join the nation in honoring former President Gerald Ford during a brief ceremony at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 2, at the PSU Veterans Memorial. The public is invited to this brief ceremony.

Tuesday's program includes:
Welcome and Introductions………………………………………… James M. AuBuchon

Opening Prayer…………………………………………………………..Fr.William Wolff
St. Peter's Episcopal Church

"America the Beautiful"…………………………………………… Marsha Mauersberger

Gerald R. Ford, His Life and Times………………………………………...Randy Roberts
Curator of Special Collections, PSU

"Amazing Grace"………………………………………………….. Marsha Mauersburger

Wreath Laying…………………………………………………... Honorable Mark Werner
President, Board of Commissioners,
City of Pittsburg

Closing Prayer………………………………………………………… Fr. William Wolff

Rendering Honors………………………………772d Mobility Augmentation Company, Kansas Army National Guard

"Taps"………………………………………………………………………... Trey Wadell
PSU Music Student


The assistance of the Pittsburg Fire Department and the PSU Physical Plant in preparing the Memorial and Reflecting Pool for this ceremony is gratefully acknowledged.


Many university offices will be open on Tuesday, but staffing will be light.

Additional information will be posted to the university's Web site, www.pittstate.edu, as it becomes available.

©2006 Pittsburg State University