Join us on Saturday, September 16th from 10:00AM – 2:00PM for a special “Opening Ceremony” for the VOICES 2023 project featuring 22 Veteran artists’ work on exhibit throughout Veterans Memorial Park.

10:30AM – Patriot Riders Arrive
10:35AM – Color Guard Presents the Flag / Bagpiper Plays
10:40AM – Pledge of Alliance
10:45AM – Opening Remarks (Michael Hyacinthe, Pamela Alderman)
10:50AM – Director of ArtPrize (Catlin Whitington)
11:00AM – Director of Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (Adam Hollier)
11:15AM – Closing Remarks, Kent County Veterans Services (Martha Burkett, Rachel Wustman)
11:20AM – National Anthem (Lana Hoffman)
11:30AM – Live Music (Chick and the Boomers), Food, Family Activities
2:00PM – Conclusion of Event

This year marks our 3rd annual VOICES project and 10th overall ArtPrize exhibit.