Public Invited to Annual Veterans Day Ceremony

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Sponsored by: Health and Human Services Department, Disability, Aging and Veteran Services (DAVS) Division

The public is invited to Washington County's annual Veterans Day ceremony on Saturday, November 11, 11 a.m. – noon, at the Washington County Veterans Memorial, NE Veterans Drive and NE 34th Avenue, Hillsboro. Parking is available at the TriMet Fair Complex/Hillsboro Airport stop.

The event will take place rain or shine, with covered seating available.

VFW Post 2666 Commander Dale Pack will host the event. Program participants include Doug Lund, a West Point graduate with a degree in military history, who will talk about significant historical events as they relate to being a veteran, with a focus on WWI. Local independent recording artist Alena Sheldon will sing the national anthem.

The ceremony is sponsored by Washington County Disability, Aging and Veteran Services, in partnership with Memorial Fund for Veterans of Washington County, VFW Post 2666 and American Legion Post 104.

For more information, call 503-846-3060.

Media Contact:

Wendy Gordon, wendy_gordon@co.washington.or.us
503-846-3634
wendy_gordon@co.washington.or.us