On Friday, December 10, we invite the public to join us in celebrating
Senator Bob Dole, a distinguished leader who devoted his life to serving
the country he loved. As a friend, partner, and member of the Elizabeth
Dole Foundation family, we would appreciate your help spreading the word
about the Robert J. Dole Celebration of Life this Friday at the WWII
Beginning with his service in World War II, Senator Dole dedicated his
life to our nation and its people. He loved America, so we believe it is
fitting that every American should have the opportunity to celebrate his
Join us for this special event with Gen. Mark A. Milley, 20th Chairman
of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Tom Hanks, Savannah Guthrie, the U.S. Army
Band, and others. The WWII Memorial held profound meaning to Senator
Dole, who championed the Memorial’s establishment in honor of all who
Date: Friday, December 10
Time: 11:00 a.m. EST
Location: National War II Memorial, 1750 Independence Ave. SW,
Transportation & Parking: We encourage you to use public transportation
or a rideshare app, as parking near the event will be extremely limited.
Additional details can be found at
11:00 a.m. EST – Livestream of Robert J. Dole Memorial Service
1:15 p.m. EST – Hearse with Senator Bob’s casket arrives. Program
with Gen. Mark A. Milley, Tom Hanks, and Savannah Guthrie begins.
Senator Elizabeth Dole to lay a wreath in honor of her late husband.
Senator Bob believed in a united America. Let’s come together, once
again, in appreciation for his leadership, love of country, and selfless
This event is open to all who wish to attend. Please extend this
invitation to your colleagues, friends, and communities, encouraging
them to join us. This event is accessible for those with disabilities.
If you are not located in the Washington metropolitan area, we invite
you to tune in to the event virtually via Facebook Live.
Please help us spread the word. Sample social media copy and graphics
can be found below.
Potential Social Language:
Twitter: #BobDole’s service to America began as a soldier in WWII. On
Friday, Dec. 10 at @WWIIMemorial, join Gen. Milley, Tom Hanks,
@SavannahGuthrie, @theusarmyband, & @DoleFoundation to celebrate his
life. Details: https://robertdole.org/events/. #RememberingBobDole
Facebook/Instagram/LinkedIn: #BobDole’s service to America began as
soldier in WWII. Now, you can honor his life and legacy at the very
memorial he worked so hard to establish. Join @elizabethdolefoundation
on Friday, December 10 at the National World War II Memorial at 11am
EST, alongside Gen. Milley, Tom Hanks, Savannah Guthrie, @usarmyband,
and others to celebrate the remarkable life of Bob Dole. Details at
More information about the life and legacy of Bob Dole can be found at
ELIZABETH DOLE FOUNDATION
600 New Hampshire Avenue NW (10th Floor)
Washington, DC, 20037
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