Posted on 23 May 2012.
The Veterans Memorial Monument at Rotary Plaza (David Boraks / DavidsonNews.net)
The American Legion Post 86 in Cornelius will host a Memorial Day celebration Monday, May 28. The event begins at 11 a.m. at the Cornelius Veterans Memorial Monument at Rotary Plaza, on N.C. 115 near Town Hall.
Plans are still being finalized, Post 86 Commander John Washam said, but the ceremony will include an invocation and benediction, the National Anthem, color guards from local high schools and a 21-gun salute. Commander Washam will lead the ceremony.
WANT TO GO?
The program begins at 11 a.m. Monday, May 28 at the Veteran’s Monument, on N.C. 115 adjacent to Cornelius Town Hall. It is open to the public.
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Posted in Cornelius, Events
Posted on 17 May 2012.
Veterans and Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce officials cut a ribbon to dedicate the new Welcome Home Veterans museum on Main Street Mooresville Thursday. From left: Dave Phillips, Anchor Security & Locksmith (Veteran and chamber board member); author Joe Galloway; Kirk Ballard, Chamber President and veteran; John Hedley, President of Welcome Home Vets Living Military Museum at Richard's Coffee Shop; and Kim Atkins, Mooresville Downtown Commissioner.
MOORESVILLE – A ribbon cutting with a crowd of veterans Thursday morning officially opened the new Welcome Home Veterans Military Museum at Richard’s Coffee Shop in downtown Mooresville. The new museum is at 165 N. Main St. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Mooresville, Nonprofit news, Photos, Senior news
Posted on 27 May 2011.
W.A. Hough High JROTC students (from left) Brianna Henry, Josh Hiller and Tyler Dykes demonstrate the proper way to fold and American flag. (Christina Ritchie Rogers / DavidsonNews.net)
Bailey Middle School hosted its second annual Memorial Day ceremony Friday in the school gym, which included music from the school’s eighth-grade band, a lesson on the history of Memorial Day and proper flag folding from W.A. Hough High School JROTC members, and “The Star-Spangled Banner,” sung by Cornelius resident Master Sgt. Gabriel Fierro.
Also at the ceremony, students were recognized for their work in the Memorial Day essay writing contest and art contest. Congratulations to the following students:
6th grade – Victoria Tran
7th grade – Addie McBryde
8th grade- Brittany Van Pelt
6th grade- Kendall Hlewicki
8th grade- Emily Norris
3rd Place – tie
6th graders Austin Sheets, Madison Hedrick and Victor Miranda
6th grade – Parker Philbrook
7th grade – tie between Arlee Belch and Addie McBryde
6th grade Christopher Pennella
6th grade – Ryan Carlett
JROTC students salute during the Pledge of Allegiance. (Christina Ritchie Rogers / DavidsonNews.net)
Posted in Around Davidson, Cornelius, Events, Schools