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Home > Mercy News > Hospice of Mercy hosts Fallen Comrade Ceremony
Hospice of Mercy, in partnership with Murdoch Funeral Homes, is hosting a special ceremony on Friday, Nov. 10 to recognize veterans, first responders and family members who routinely care for traumatized or dying people. The event is free and open to the community.
The Fallen Comrade Ceremony is part of a national program designed to honor those who survive and carry the burden of their fallen comrades’ memory. The observance will include a pinning ceremony for veterans. U.S. Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa will participate in the pinning.
WHAT: Fallen Comrade Ceremony: Honoring the Living
WHERE: Murdoch-Linwood Legacy Center, 520 Wilson Ave. SW, Cedar Rapids
WHEN: 1 to 2:30 p.m., Friday, November 10
WHY: To help those with grief and unforgiven guilt lay down their burdens and heal