Monday, November 8, 2010

Celebrate Veterans' Day at the Carillon

The department will hold a Veterans’ Day ceremony on Thursday, November 11, at 4 p.m. at the World War I Memorial Carillon building in Byrd Park. All veterans and the public are invited to attend.
The program will feature a concert on the Carillon bells by carillonneur Lon Mitchell, presentation of colors by the Huguenot High School Color Guard, vocal selections, and the presentation of a memorial wreath.
Retired Navy Capt. Dr. Carroll Londoner will speak on “The Last Mission of World War II.”
Heywood Harrison, director of music at Zion Baptist Church and staff musician at Ebenezer Baptist Church, will provide musical accompaniment, and Rev. Cheryl Ivy Green will offer the invocation and benediction.
For more information, call (804) 646-1031