Gov. Scott to visit Fort Myers for veterans ceremony

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FORT MYERS, Fla. — Gov. Rick Scott will visit Fort Myers on Monday to honor veterans with the Governor’s Veterans Service Award, his office said.

The ceremony will take place at 9:30 a.m. at the Fort Myers Armory, 3405 Marion St.

Veterans are invited to attend the free, public event. Anyone who currently serves, was honorably discharged or retired from the U.S. armed forces is eligible to receive an award from the governor, as long as they complete a registration form and turn it in at the armory before the ceremony. Identification and documentation of military service is also required.

The forms will be accepted starting at 8:30 a.m. For more information, visit the event’s website.

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