• Veterans Day Ceremony and Parade in Milton

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    Name: Veterans Day Ceremony and Parade in Milton
    Date: November 11, 2019
    Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM CST
    Event Description:

    Veterans Memorial Plaza, Milton

    9:15 a.m. - All parade attendees assemble at Milton High School for parade
    9:30 a.m. - Parade travels down Highway 87 to Berryhill Road then to Willing Street ending at the Veterans Memorial Plaza
    11:00 a.m. - Ceremony at Veterans Memorial Plaza, 5191 Willing Street in Milton
    • Welcome from Santa Rosa County Commission Vice Chairman Don Salter, District 3
    • Presentation of colors by Milton High School NJROTC
    • Invocation by NASWF LTJG Frank J. Tillotson
    • National anthem by Milton High School Choir and Director Katie Wernette
    • Pledge of allegiance by Ethan Salter
    • Post of colors by Milton High School NJROTC
    • Proclamations by City of Milton Mayor Heather Lindsay and Santa Rosa County Commissioner Bob Cole, District 2
    • Coloring contest winners presented by CDR Kenneth Kerr, CO HT-18
    • Introduction of speaker - Commissioner Don Salter
    • Keynote Speaker - Commander Leroy Shoesmith
    • Presentation of God Bless America by Milton High School Choir, Director Katie Wernette
    • Laying of the wreaths - veterans organizations
    • Taps - Milton High School Band, Director Gray Weaver
    • Benediction - Pastor Jim Liberacki, East Side Baptist Church
    • Unveiling of liberty tree plaque
    Immediately following ceremony - 4H Cookout (donations accepted)
    In the event of severe weather, events will be held at Milton High School.

    For more information, contact Vickie Powers 850-860-2427.


    Veterans Memorial Plaza
    5191 Willing Street
    Date/Time Information:

    Monday, November 11, 2019
    11 am
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