Veterans Day events planned in county

November 08, 2006

WILLIAMSPORT - The annual Veterans Day service sponsored by Williamsport American Legion Post 202 will be Friday at 11 a.m. at 400 S. Conococheague St.

The ceremony will include a performance by the Springfield Middle School Band and a memorial wreath laying.

Several officials of the American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion will speak.

CLEAR SPRING - The annual Veterans Day assembly at Clear Spring High School will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. in the auditorium.

There will be a speaker, and the show choir will present music.

Faculty, staff and students will gather to honor America's veterans at the assembly.

An event honoring veterans from the area will be Saturday from 1:15 to 4 p.m. at the Valley Mall food court.

Sponsored by Valley Mall and The Herald-Mail Co., the event will feature music, entertainment, refreshments, a tribute wall, speakers and a World War II panel discussion.


There also will be a video salute to veterans.

For information, call 301-733-5131 or 800-626-6397, ext. 4509 or ext. 2433.

Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 and the post's auxiliary will sponsor the annual Veterans Day ceremony honoring all veterans Saturday at 11 a.m. in front of the Washington County Courthouse.

This year, veterans of World War II will be specially honored. Speakers will be members of the post who served in the war.

A musical tribute titled "Before You Go" will be presented.

Military, service and civic groups will lay wreaths during the ceremony.

SHARPSBURG - Antietam Unit 236 of the American Legion Auxiliary will host a wreath-laying ceremony honoring all veterans Saturday at 11 a.m. in the town square.

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