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Candlelight Memorial Service for Those Who Died in 2016 Who Had No Safe Place to Rest

December 5, 2016

Candlelight Memorial Service for those who died who had no safe place to rest in 2016

Homeless Persons Memorial Vigil 2016
Speakers’ Program Notes – Draft
Date: December 21, 2016
Location: Denver City and County Building, 1437 Bannock Street
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Contacts: Annetta Crecelius (303) 312-9642, office; (317) 730-4950, cell
Cathy Alderman (303) 312-9638, office; (303) 319-9155, cell
Tentative Schedule
4:00 City crew sets-up staging area and sound – Annetta arrives.
4:30 Volunteers arrive.
4:45 Refreshments set up; Christmas lights/music are off.
4:45 All volunteers in place. Materials/candles etc set up.
4:45 Musical group arrives, sets up.
5:15-5:30 p.m. Speakers arrive.
5:15 p.m. Music begins.
5:30 p.m. (1) Tom Luehrs Speaks
 Welcome.
 Background and purpose of the Vigil.
 Tom Introduces Mayor Michael B. Hancock
5:35 p.m. (2) Mayor Hancock Speaks
5:40 p.m. (3) Musical group leads attendees in song
5:42 p.m. (4) Tom Returns to Podium, Introduces Randle Loeb
5:43 p.m. (7) Randle reads poem
5:45 p.m. (8) Tom returns to podium, announces start of name reading
ceremony.
Audience response following each name is “We will remember.”
(9) Tom Luehrs Reads
Reads 25 names
(10) Mayor Hancock Reads
Reads 25 names
(11) Randle Loeb Reads
Reads 25 names
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(12) Bennie Milliner Reads
Reads 25 names
(13) Terrell Curtis Reads
 Reads 25 names, plus late entries
 Asks for names from attendees
 Concludes the reading of the names
6:10 p.m. (14) Musical group leads attendees in song.
 Program concludes.
Annetta turns on lights/music.
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