Mercer County to Honor Veterans at Nov 8 Ceremony

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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