The Florida Forest Service will host a Purple Heart Day event for Purple Heart recipients and their families in recognition of Purple Heart Day tomorrow. To honor these heroes, the 4,500-acre Prairie Tract on the Lake Wales Ridge State Forest will be dedicated as a Purple Heart Tract.
Event: Purple Heart Day Event, Tract Dedication
Attendees: Director of Forestry Jim Karels
Date: Tuesday, Aug. 7
Time: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Camp Prairie
Lake Wales Ridge State Forest
21279 Kissimmee Shores Rd.
Lake Wales, Fla. 33898
For more information about Operation Outdoor Freedom, click here. Media interested in attending should RSVP by contacting the Florida Forest Service’s Lakeland District Mitigation Specialist Todd Chlanda at [email protected].