Acworth to Honor Vets Nov. 10
This year's keynote speaker will be Richard "Dick" Bailey.
From the Acworth Parks and Recreation Department:
Join the City of Acworth on Saturday, November 10 at 2:00 p.m. at Patriots Point at Cauble Park, home of the Veterans Memorial to honor our nations veterans.
The City of Acworth would like to say thank you to those who have faithfully served their country as well as those who are now serving. Acworth is honored to have these brave men and women living in our community and what better way to honor them than to host a Veterans Day Ceremony. This year's keynote speaker will be Richard "Dick" Bailey. Mr. Bailey was a First Lieutenant in the US Army Air Corp from 1942-1946, completed a tour of 65 Missions in a B-26 Bomber and was the recipient of two Distinguished Flying Crosses, 13 Air Medals, and five Battle Stars.
If you have not seen the Veterans Memorial at Patriot’s Point at Cauble Park, make sure you visit us on November 10. The service flags of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Cost Guard surround the American Flag. The concrete dome structure is surrounded by a paver walkway with engraved pavers. You can still honor a veteran by purchasing Pavers. The pavers are available in 4x4 or 8x8 sizes. With the 4x4, you get 3 lines, each with up to 18 characters engraved on the pavers. The 8x8 comes with 4 lines, each with up to 18 characters engraved on it.
For more information about the ceremony or to purchase a paver visit www.acworthparksandrecreation.org or call the Parks and Recreation Office at 770-917-1234.