LOS ANGELES, May 24, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- MEDIA ADVISORY --


      Chapel at Los Angeles National Cemetery to be named
       The Bob Hope Veterans Chapel on his 99th Birthday
           in Celebration of his Lifelong Service to
                      Our American Veterans

Wednesday, May 29 - 2:00 p.m.

Because of security requirements, this is an invitation-only event. Press I.D. is required.

Presented By: Veterans Park Conservancy, a non-profit community organization, in cooperation with the Federal Government

Where: The Los Angeles National Cemetery, 950 S. Sepulveda Blvd.


 Program: 

 2:00 p.m.
            Military Service Medley -- The Mormon Tabernacle Choir

            Welcome -- Paul L. Edward, Master of Ceremonies, 
                       Veterans Park Conservancy

            National Anthem
            Pledge of Allegiance
            Invocation

            Introduction Guests on stage and other Special Guests -- 
                                Paul L. Edward. Master of Ceremonies

            Bob Hope Day Proclamation -- Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky

            Bob Hope Tribute -- Connie Stevens, Actress

            HR 4592 and special remarks -- Congressman David Dreier,
                                           28th Congressional District

            Bob Hope Tribute -- Mort Lachman, Writer/Producer

            Tribute to Dolores Hope, "I Remember You" -- 
                                          The Mormon Tabernacle Choir

 2:40 p.m.
            Address by:  The Honorable Anthony J. Principi
                         Secretary of Veterans Affairs

            Chapel Dedication -- Secretary Anthony J. Principi 
                                 & Mrs. Charles Z. Wick

            Acceptance -- Dolores Hope

            "Thanks for the Memory" & "Happy Birthday" --
                                        The Mormon Tabernacle Choir


 3:00 p.m.
            "God Bless America" -- Flyover
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Gary S. Maier, Veterans Park Conservancy Board Member
(310) 207-9300