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Veteran’s Day Celebration

A Veteran’s Day ceremony hosted by the American legion Frank Gallino Post 130 will begin tomorrow morning at 10 am at the Grass Valley Veterans Hall. Master of Ceremonies Claude Hessel says the program this year will feature the Vietnam War.

Click here to listen to Claude Hessel

Norm Dodson who served as a combat army medic in 1967 in Vietnam before he became injured will be the keynote speaker.

Click here to listen to Claude Hessel

The second presentation will be a video made by veteran Bill Dudly.

Click here to listen to Claude Hessel

Jessika Munroe will present a poem she wrote titled “Honor Our Veterans”

Click here to listen to Claude Hessel

Hessel says there will also be three fantastic songleaders singing the National Anthem, God Bless America and a Lee Greenwood song, “God Bless the USA.”

Concluding the ceremony will be a Ribbon Cutting and dedication of the new memorial seat backs presented in partnership with Nevada County, the Center for the Arts and the Nevada County Consolidated Veterans Council.

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