Monday, November 12, 2012
Annual Veterans Day Observance was held Sunday on the Town Green.
The American Legion Wayne M. Kidwell Post 184 and the Town of Herndon honored America's veterans on a beautiful Sunday. The event was held at the Veterans Memorial on the Town Green in downtown Herndon. The program included an assembly of local Legion members, the posting of the colors by Herndon High School's Junior Naval ROTC and an invocation by Post Chaplain Dmytro Andriuk. Commander Dave Kirby provided the opening remarks and introduction of this year's guest speaker Lt. Col. Debra Biely, who served for 20 years in the US Marine Corps. Biely is the first female guest speaker to take part in Herndon's Veterans Day Observance. After the observance, the Herndon Woman's Club served refreshments in the Herndon Municipal Center. If…
There were 53 casket flags flown at Chestnut Grove for the Veterans Day Avenue of Flags.
The Avenue of Flags was flying from sunup to sundown on Sunday, as part of the American Legion Post 184's tribute to honor veterans. The American Legion Wayne M. Kidwell Post 184, along with volunteers from Herndon High School, assemble the Avenue of Flags each year as a tribute to veterans. This year there were 53 casket flags flown. The display is flown each Veterans Day and Memorial Day.
Monday, November 5, 2012
Observance and Avenue of Flags will be held Sunday, Nov. 11.
The American Legion, Wayne M. Kidwell Post 184, and the Town of Herndon will hold the annual Veterans Day Observance at the Veterans Memorial on the Town Green on Sunday, Nov. 11. The Town Green is located behind the Herndon Municipal Center at 777 Lynn St. The observance will begin at 11 a.m. The Herndon community is invited to attend the event. This year's guest speaker is Lt. Col. Debra M. Biely, a retired US Marine. The Herndon High School Junior Naval ROTC will form the color guard and present the Colors for the ceremony. The Herndon Womens Club will serve coffee and donuts after the observance, inside the Herndon Municipal Center. In case of inclement weather, the observance will take place inside the Herndon Municipal Center …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Herndon-area residents, American Legion members, town officials, Boy Scouts and many others honored Memorial Day at Chestnut Grove Cemetery on Monday.
Monday, May 28, 2012
Herndon-area residents gathered at Chestnut Grove Cemetery for a Memorial Day observance on Monday.
The American Legion Post 184, the Town of Herndon and the Herndon High School ROTC Color Guard and many area Boy Scouts spent Monday, May 28 helping local residents celebrate Memorial Day with an observance at Chestnut Grove Cemetery. Though many celebrate Memorial Day weekend with pool time, cookouts and parties, it should also be a time to remember those who served our country, said Herndon Mayor Steve DeBenedittis. The event included remarks from DeBenedittis, American Legion Post 184 Commander David Kirby and Post Chaplain Dmytro Andriuk, as well as the laying of wreaths on the tomb of two unknown Confederate soldiers.
Saturday, May 26, 2012
A Memorial Day observance will be held Monday, May 28 at Chestnut Grove Cemetery.
Saturday, May 26, 2012
The Herndon American Legion Wayne M. Kidwell Post 184 and the Town of Herndon will host a Memorial Day Observance at Chestnut Grove Cemetery at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 28. The event will include the Avenue of Flags, and special remarks from Herndon Mayor Steve DeBenedittis. The Town of Herndon offices will be closed on Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. Trash normally collected on Monday will instead be collected on Tuesday, May 29. The Herndon Community Center will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., though no classes will be held. The Herndon Centennial Golf Course will be open from 6 a.m. until dark.