On Monday, May 26, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Members of the American Legion Post will hold a small gathering at Smith Park in honor of Memorial Day. David R. Ramos, President of SPAC will be present with members of the American Legion Post #693 and members of the community to honor the Veterans who have faught and perished for our country. The Smith Park Neighbors Alliance, (SPNA) will also be participating in the days event. This is the first time all three organizations collaborated together for this special day of remembrance. President Ramos stated, he is honored to join together with members of SPNA and the American Legion Post to display a wreath at the cannon for our heroes. Ramos, a 20 year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, stated, “Let us remember all of Chicago’s Finest and Bravest who gave their life in the line of duty for the citizens of Chicago”.