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Annual Veterans Day Ceremony to be held

GRANITE FALLS, NC (October 30, 2018) — The Town of Granite Falls will host a ceremony to honor Veterans on Friday, November 9, 2018. The ceremony will honor all Veterans including approximately 20 Veterans whose names have been inscribed on the Town of Granite Falls Veterans monument since the dedication ceremony last year. Patriotic music will be played, and refreshments will be served starting at 9:30 a.m. and the ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m. The program features a selection of live patriotic music, the presentation of colors, speeches by local Veterans, the reading of the names of Granite Falls’ residents who made the ultimate sacrifice by giving their lives while serving our country and the placement of a wreath at the monument.

All Town residents, as well as other individuals wishing to honor Veterans, are invited to attend this special ceremony which will be held in the gymnasium at the Granite Falls Recreation Center. The Granite Falls Recreation Center is located at 56 Pinewood Road in Granite Falls. For additional information about the Veterans monument, please call the Town Office at 396-3131 or visit the Town website www.granitefallsnc.com. Please join us as we celebrate this important event to honor our Veterans.