Pictured here, James Williamson, pastor of Pinegrove Baptist Church in Bainbridge, will be the guest speaker for the event
Thank a Veteran! Attend the Veterans Day Paradeand 10 a.m. Veterans Day ceremony Friday, November 11th in downtown Donalsonville
The annual Seminole County Veterans Day Parade is set for 9:40 a.m. Friday, November 11th in downtown Donalsonville. All veterans, officers, enlisted military personnel and family member(s) of servicemen and women currently deployed are encouraged to participate. For all walkers and riders the parade line up will begin at 9:15 on the corner of Second Street and Tennille Avenue, behind First Port City Bank, formerly Ponder Enterprises.
Second Street businesses are encouraged to show the colors, and groups, churches and individuals are invited to decorate a golf cart or a vehicle, and join the annual salute honoring this community’s veterans. The parade will begin at approximately 9:40 a.m. and travel down Second Street beginning at Tennille Avenue and ending at the Courthouse for the 10 a.m. ceremony.
James Williamson, pastor of Pinegrove Baptist Church in Bainbridge, will be the guest speaker for the event. Williamson, a Vietnam War Veteran, served with the 1st Calvary Division. He did his Basic/Advanced Individual Training with the Signal Corps at Fort Gordon in Augusta.
The Seminole County Elementary School Seminole Singers will provide patriotic musical entertainment and the Veterans Day playing of “Taps” will be performed by Joe Tatum.
For additional information contact the Donalsonville News at 229-524-2343, or the Chamber of Commerce at 229-524-2588.