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Honoring Men and Women in Uniform

By Laura Ann Sills - email

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Uptown Columbus invited people to pay tribute to the men and women that defend our freedom with a good old fashioned block party on broadway.

Today marked the debut of Boots on Broadway Military Heritage Celebration.

The party featured lots of family friendly entertainment including live music, face painting, and games. The celebration is designed to give thanks to the men and women of the armed forces.

"The importance of it is just telling the military families how much we appreciate what they do for us each and everyday," says Uptown Columbus' President, Richard Bishop.

Officials from Uptown Columbus will be meeting with Ft. Benning in the Coming Weeks in an effort to make Boots on Broadway an annual celebration.

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