Mercer County to Honor Veterans at Nov 8 Ceremony

Mercer County to Honor Veterans at Nov 8 Ceremony

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The public is invited to attend a Veterans Day ceremony presented by Mercer County Veteran Services in conjunction with the Mercer County Veterans Council. The event will take place Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015, at noon at Catholic War Veterans Post 417, 301 Grand St., Trenton.

Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes will join with other County and local officials to give recognition and appreciation to the many County residents who have served in America’s armed forces. Mr. Hughes will give brief remarks at the ceremony, and remarks by Master Sgt. Stephan Simmins, Maryland National Guard, will follow.

This year’s program will also feature the laying of a wreath to honor veterans’ service, a salute to fallen veterans by American Legion Post 31, and the playing of taps by Walter Kramarz of the Mercer County Veterans Council.

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Mary Galioto
Mary Galioto is the founder, publisher and editor of MercerMe. Originally from Brooklyn, Mary has progressively moved deeper and deeper into New Jersey, settling in the heart of the state: Mercer County. Formerly the author of an embarrassingly informal blog, Mary is a lifelong writer and asker of questions and was even mentioned, albeit briefly, in the New York Times and Washington Post. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from SUNY Binghamton and a Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall Law School. In her free time, Mary fills her life with excessive self-reflection, creative endeavors, and photographing mushrooms. Mary also works as the PR Coordinator at the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, serves on the volunteer Board of Trustees of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail (LHT), holds a seat on the Hopewell Borough Board of Health, and is a member of the Hopewell Valley Municipal Alliance.

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