Senior Services Plus and the Alton Park and Recreation Department are holding an event to honor the World War II generation and commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the End of World War II. The "Greatest Generation Walk" is part a movement known as "Keep the Spirit of '45 Alive!". The event takes place Sunday, August 16th beginning at 7:15pm at the Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater.

Events and Activities Coordinator at Senior Services Plus Kim Campbell tells The Big Z about the walk.

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Registration forms can be found at the Senior Services Plus website at or at the Alton Regional Convention and Visitor's Bureau, Alton City Hall, and at the Alton Park and Recreation Department. Veteran's of any conflict will be honored at the walk by receiving a special "Keep the Spirit of '45 Alive!" commemorative pin. For more information or to volunteer for the event contact Campbell at 465-3298 extension 146.

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