A Veteran’s Day Service will be held November 11 at 11:00 a.m. at the North Myrtle Beach Veterans Plaza

A Veteran’s Day Service will be held November 11 at 11:00 a.m. at the North Myrtle Beach Veterans Plaza located at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex. Hosted by American Legion Post 186 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10804, the service features:

  •  Ride In by Legion Riders/Rolling Thunder
  • Posting of Colors by the NMB JROTC
  • National Anthem - Marlisa Dillon Small
  • Opening Prayer - Bill Stewart A.L. Post 186
  • Raising of Service Flags - V.F.W. members
  • Opening Remarks - Commander Jerry Groenke
  • Guest Speaker - SC Senator Greg Hembree
  • American Legion Speakers - Chris McCreary Auxiliary and Carl McAlister Sons of the American Legion
  • A Quilt of Valor Presentation - NMB City Councilman Robert Cavanaugh
  • Presentation of Wreaths:
    - Red (Strength) -  Debbie Hartleroad (V.F.W. Auxiliary President) and Chris McCreary (A.L. Auxiliary President)
    - White (Purity) - Dennis Benson (V.F.W. Auxiliary President) and Mark Cannito (Past A.L. S.A.L. Detachment Commander)
    - Blue (Eternity) – Walter Duncan (V.F.W. Sr. Vice Commander) and Molly Maguire (A.L. 1st Vice Commander)
    - Amazing Grace - Marlisa Dillon Small, accompanied by NMB Middle School Band
    - Flag Ceremony – Commander Jerry Groenke A.L. and Commander Don Collins V.F.W.
    - Rifle Salute – A.L. Honor Guard with Taps by the NMB Middle School Band
    - America the Beautiful -  Marlisa Dillion Small
    - Closing Remarks – Commander Jerry Groenke A.L.
    - Closing Prayer – Joe Ruissi, V.F.W.
    - Lunch to be served following.

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