Veterans Day events in the midstate

November 11, 2012 

MONDAY

Telfair County Elementary School Veterans Day program: Local veterans, parents and families are invited to attend. At 9 a.m., kindergarten through fifth-grade students will host the program with inspirational readings to commemorate the day, and the school chorus will perform patriotic music. Guest speaker: McRae native Gwenevere D. Hentz. Hentz served in the Army for 8 1/2 years, achieving the rank of staff sergeant. (229) 868-7483.

Third annual Veterans Day concert: 11:00 a.m. at Veterans High School. The school’s bands and choruses will perform. The public is invited. Free. 340 Piney Grove Road, Kathleen. (478) 218-7537.

Veterans Day ceremony: 11 a.m. at the Georgia War Veterans Home, 2249 Vinson Highway SE, Milledgeville.

Flag retirement ceremony: 2 p.m. at the Carlyle Place Senior Living Community, 5300 Zebulon Road, Macon, where several veterans live. The ceremony will be led by a young employee who is an Eagle Scout, and there will be people in uniform from the Macon Police Department, Bibb County Sheriff’s Office and all branches of the military. For more information, call Bob Osborne at 319-3410.

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