Veteran’s Day Program 2015 – November 11 at 2:30 PM

Veterans Park

Veterans and Memorial Park

Master of Ceremonies – Truman Maynard
Opening Prayer – Rev. Suzanne Wolfenbarger
Posting of the Colors – Lakeview High School Jr. ROTC
Pledge of Allegiance – James Gay
Singing of the National Anthem – Sara Puryear-Dunn
Veteran’s Day Remarks – LTC Kat Carlson

Roll Call of Living Natchitoches Parish WWII Veterans – Valerie Minchew

Raymond Gilbert
Robert E. Patterson, Jr
O.P. Moore
L.J. Melder
Lloyd Ponder
Jett Houston Cook
Willard C. Mayfield
Wilder Lindsey
Allen Solomon
James Guy
Troy Vascocu
James Brunsgaard
John Hardy
Tom Paul Southerland
Carol Wells
Johnnie Williams
Les Williams
Richard H. Galloway
Leland Lacaze
Robert L. Lacaze
Ray Hargis

Presentation of Park Pins to WWII Veterans in attendance – Becky Ham

Patriotic Tree (on display 11/4-11/24 Downtown City Bank Lobby) – Colleen Lancaster

Fundraising (donations, sponsorships, pavers) – Bob Gillan

Closing Comments from the VFW/American Legion and Axillaries – Dee Fowler

Closing Prayer – Rev. Merry Byers

Many thanks to the NSU ROTC, Lakeview Air Force Jr. ROTC, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1962/American Legion Post and Axillaries, Sigma Nu Fraternity, Natchitoches Sheriff’s Office, City of Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish Council, the NPVAMP Committee Members and the Veterans and friends of Natchitoches Parish for making this program possible.

Inclement Weather Plan – Natchitoches Arts Center