First responders in the Four Corners and the public are invited to First Responders Appreciation Day beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Mancos State Park, 42545 County Road N.
The event will feature a combined honor/color guard, the national anthem sung by Tayler Smith, ecumenical invocations, musical performances and remarks by local and state officials.
Family and first responders who want to honor the fallen are invited to come to the park’s Remembrance Booth, where they can leave photos or written expressions as remembrances.
The $8 park entry fee will be waived for first responders, military veterans, active-duty military personnel and reserve members with proper identification.
After the ceremony, first responders and their families are invited to a free barbecue, musical performances, family games and interagency competitions.
For more information, call 533-7065.