The Worcester County Veterans Memorial Board of Directors invites the community to join the Board members in honoring the men and women who have served in the nation’s military services on Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11 at the site of the memorial, located at Route 589 and Cathell Road in Ocean Pines. The ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. Some seating will be available but spectators are encouraged to bring lawn chairs for their convenience.
The guest speaker will be Captain Jeff Lock, USN. Captain Lock is currently serving as the Commander of the Surface Command Center at Wallops Island in Accomack County, VA.
In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held at the Community Center in Ocean Pines, located at 235 Ocean Parkway.
Faded or worn American flags may be dropped off before or immediately after the ceremony for disposal at the Flag Retirement Ceremony that will be held at the Veterans Memorial on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 10 a.m.