CROWD IN CONWAY FOR VETERANS DAY

by Christian Mower on November 12, 2013

CONWAY POLICE SAY A CROWD OF ABOUT 200 PEOPLE TURNED OUT UNDER CLEAR SKIES TO WATCH THE VETERANS DAY PARADE AND CEREMONIES THAT FOLLOWED LATE MONDAY MORNING IN NORTH CONWAY’S SCHOULER PARK.

IT WAS WINDY AND COLD.

OFFICERS WITH NORTH CONWAY’S AMERICAN LEGION POST 95 CONDUCTED THE EVENT THAT INCLUDED TRIBUTES TO DECEASED POST MEMBERS, COMMENTS FROM RETIRED AIR FORCE COL. GEORGE HOWARD, A WREATH LAYING, A FOLDING OF A SPECIAL AMERICAN FLAG THAT HAD FLOWN OVER AFGHANISTAN, A RIFLE SALUTE, TAPS AND PRAYERS.

THE KENNETT HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND PROVIDED MUSIC.

VETERANS WERE THEN TREATED TO A COMPLIMENTARY LUNCH AT KENNETT HIGH SCHOOL’S MINERAL SPRINGS CAFÉ THAT WAS CO-HOSTED BY POST 95 AND CONWAY’S AMERICAN LEGION POST 46.

OTHER EVENTS MARKING VETERANS DAY WERE HELD AROUND CARROLL COUNTY AND IN WESTERN MAINE.

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