18th Annual Veterans Day Celebration

On Friday, November 11, 2016, the 18th Annual Veterans Day Celebration will be held at the Sampson County Exposition Center. This event is FREE to the public and will honor all Sampson County Veterans as well as active duty military personnel.  

This year’s program will feature Colonel Edward W. Timmons, Sr. (US ARMY RETIRED) as the keynote speaker (see bio here). The program will also include a special recognition and pinning ceremony to honor Veterans of the Vietnam War. The program will be narrated by Wayne Weeks and will feature three awesome vocalists: Rachel Chavez, Linda Simpson and Dwight Williams, Jr. 

The program will begin promptly at 11:00 am (doors open at 10 am) and will last approximately one hour. A reception will be held immediately following the program with light refreshments provided.

See the program flyer here