Veterans Day programs in Gloucester, Mathews

- Posted on Nov 06, 2019 - 03:08 PM

Programs will be held in Gloucester and Mathews to commemorate Veterans Day, beginning with a ceremony on Sunday afternoon in front of the Gloucester Veterans Memorial Wall.

That program, hosted by Marine Corps League Middle Peninsula Detachment #1317, will begin at 3 p.m. Anyone interested in participating in the wreath-laying part of the ceremony, contact Senior Vice Commander Mike Gilberti at 804-824-6874 or m.gilberti@cox.net. Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna) will be the guest speaker.

On Monday, American Legion Post 83 and its Auxiliary will hold a Veterans Day Dinner and Awards Program at the post home on Route 198 in Hudgins.

World War II veteran William “Roney” Leitner of Hallieford will be the guest speaker. All area veterans, their families and guests are invited; the cost is $16. For more information, call 804-725-7422 or 804-725-0842.