Worcester County Veterans Memorial to host Veterans Day Ceremony

The following is a release from the Worcester County Veterans Memorial Board

The Worcester County Veterans Memorial Board of Directors invites the community to join in honoring the men and women who have served in the nation’s military services, during a ceremony on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at the Memorial on Route 589 and Cathell Road.

The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. Some seating is available, but bringing additional lawn chairs is recommended.

The guest speaker will be World War II veteran Carroll Wagner, retired U.S. Navy, who served in the Pacific Theatre from February 1945 through July 1946.

The Delmarva Chorus, under the leadership of Carol Ludwig, will perform patriotic music.

In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held at the Community Church at Ocean Pines, on Route 589.

Faded or worn American flags may be dropped off before or immediately after the ceremony for proper disposal at the Flag Retirement and disposal Ceremony, provided by the local Boy Scout troops, at the Veterans Memorial on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 9 a.m.

A “Chair of Honor” ceremony is scheduled Saturday, Sept. 21 at Veterans Memorial Park in Ocean Pines.

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