Veteran’s Day is Wednesday, Nov. 11. There will be a special ceremony for the public on that date at the Veteran’s Park by the Covered Bridge in Eagle Point to dedicate a memorial rock to veterans of the Gulf War. A special plaque will be placed on one of the large rocks at that location.
The activities will begin at 10:30 with the official dedication planned for 11 a.m. marking the 11th hour of 11th day of the 11th month in 1918 when World War I ended. The following year President Woodrow Wilson declared it Armistice Day. The high school band has said they would attend. The guest speaker will be Al Schenfisch, of Eagle Point, Commander of the V.F.W. Helen Wolgamott is in charge of the event.
The Eagle Point Senior Center will have a breakfast with special $3 price for veterans. Everyone else will be asked to pay $5.