Veterans Day Program

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Veterans Day 2015
  • Monday, November 11 
  • 11 a.m. 
  • Cornelius Veterans Monument at Rotary Plaza and the Cornelius Town Hall lawn (will move indoors in case of inclement weather)
Join the Town of Cornelius and American Legion Post 86 for our annual Veterans Day Program, honoring military veterans and those currently serving in our Armed Forces.  Commander Gene McKinney and Post 86 will lead the ceremony that will include:
  • Welcome - Mayor Woody Washam
  • Invocation Prayer - Reverand Ellison Bowman
  • Post the Colors - American Legion Post 86, W. A Hough Junior ROTC, and Hopewell Junior ROTC 
  • Performance by the W.A. Hough High School Concert Choir
  • Keynote speaker - Brigadier General, J. R. Gorham, retired 
  • 21-gun salute by American Legion Post 86
  • Patriotic songs by Rockie Lynne 
  • Retire the Colors - American Legion Post 86, W. A Hough Junior ROTC, and Hopewell Junior ROTC 
  • Closing Prayer - Reverend Ellison Bowman
View our 2018 photo album!

Thank you to our reception sponsors:

Langtree Catering
Tenders