The public is invited to a Veterans Day Ceremony at the “High Ground” Veterans Monument in Vinton on Friday, November 11 at 11 a.m. on the grounds of the Vinton War Memorial. The outdoor ceremony will include a Veterans Day Address by Major General James Archer, the National Anthem sung by Judith Cline, PhD, presentation of colors by the William Byrd High School Junior ROTC Honor Guard, patriotic music by the William Byrd Brass Quartet and prayers by Rev. David Vaughan and Rev. Sandy Webb. Individuals are encouraged to come by and thank veterans for their service for the United States. In addition, www.VaBizic.com will be on site to meet veterans and to conduct interviews. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held inside the Vinton War Memorial. The event is sponsored by the Roanoke Valley Veterans Council in cooperation with the Town of Vinton and the Vinton-Roanoke County Veterans Monument Committee.
For additional information, call Mary Beth Layman at (540) 983-0613 or Dan Karnes at (540)798-4111.