Veteran’s Day Annual Observation Tomorrow


SkipStrong 029By Carol McCracken  (Post # 2,224)

Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 11, 2014 is Veteran’s Day.  The annual observation will feature a parade and wreath laying ceremony at City Hall Plaza.  The traditional parade will begin at Longfellow Square at 10:30 am and proceed down Congress Street ending at City Hall Plaza at approximately 11:00 am. Speeches will then be made along with a wreath laying ceremony.

Vehicular traffic will be closed along Congress Street and the side streets that lead onto Congress Street from State Street to Pearl Street from 10:15 am to approximately 11::00 am.

Guest speakers include:  Ernest Shorey, Andrews Post 17, American Legion, Master of Ceremonies; Senator Susan Collins; Portland Mayor Michael Brennan; Local Historian Herb Adams, Keynote Speaker; Reverent William Doughty, Invocation and Benediction.