WAYNEDALE OBSERVES VETERANS DAY-THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2004

Standing with the American Flag above them are: (l-r) Gerald Lloyd (Marines 1948-1952), Charlie Walter (Army-Europe 1942-1946, Larry Byers (Army National Guard 1962-1966) from American Legion Post #241, Bluffton Road.
Standing with the American Flag above them are: (l-r) Gerald Lloyd (Marines 1948-1952), Charlie Walter (Army-Europe 1942-1946, Larry Byers (Army National Guard 1962-1966) from American Legion Post #241, Bluffton Road.
November 11th – the time to honor all who had fought in wars.

(Left-top) In The Waynedale News area Veteran’s were honored at American Legion Post #296 with a free meal of Ham and Bean Soup, along with corn bread and chocolate cake. Cindy Morrow (left) prepared 11 roasters of beans along with Sylvia Cunningham (right). (Left-bottom) Don Beaty, 2003-2004 4th District Commander of the American Legion took time to visit with some ol’ friends. Seated are Ruth Offerle and Sally Gourley.

On Friday morning, November 12, the Veteran’s Program at Waynedale Elementary School also honored veterans. The Legion Color Guard presented the colors, and student Boy Scouts led the pledge of allegiance. Third-graders sang, “You’re a Grand Old Flag.” And the advanced recorders played the “Marine’s Hymn.”

Gerald Lloyd from American Legion Post 241 gave a presentation about Veterans Day, and the chorus, led by Mrs. Pose, sang “Black & White”, and “America the Beautiful”.

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