F-16 Aircraft Monument in Freedom Lake Park Gets New Canopy 5-20-22

Date: Fri May 20, 2022 13:02:01
From: Government Relations - City of Pinellas Park


For immediate release:  May 20, 2022

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Lana Beck, office (727) 369-5745 or cell (727) 735-2057

F-16 Aircraft Monument in Freedom Lake Park Gets New Canopy just Before
Memorial Day

PINELLAS PARK - Because of a generous donation from Lockheed Martin, the F-16
Aircraft Monument located at Freedom Lake Park will get a new solarized
translucent canopy. The new canopy will be installed by Lockheed Martin on
Monday, May 23, 2022. Please join city officials at the park for this event.
Please see details below:

Where: Freedom Lake Park - 9990 46th St N, Pinellas Park, FL 33782

When: Monday, May 23, 2022 beginning at 9:00 am

What: Installation of new canopy for F-16 monument

About the Monument: The War era F-16 Aircraft Monument was constructed January
3, 1997 and dedicated March 7th, 1998.

"On behalf of the Mayor, City Council and myself, we are truly grateful to
Lockheed Martin for donating a new canopy for the F-16 aircraft monument,"
said Bart Diebold, City Manager for the City of Pinellas Park. "This monument
is truly meaningful to our community and is an everyday reminder of all of the
heroes who served and fought for our freedom," concluded Diebold.

###



***************************************
For more information contact:

Government Relations Department

Government Relations Administrator
Lana Beck
lbeck@pinellas-park.com
Desk (727) 369-5745
727-735-2057 Cell