Veterans Day ceremony takes place at 3:30 p.m. today
Woodbury residents will honor local veterans at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at the Woodbury Lions Veterans Memorial, 8301 Valley Creek Road.
This year, the ceremony will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC). The speaker will be Staff Sgt. Rick Wachholz and members of his family.
The program will include music by the Woodbury High School Band, welcome by master of ceremony Kevin Gjertsen, invocation by Pastor Ralph Olsen and Posting of the Colors by Woodbury High School AFJROTC, American Heritage Girls Allegiant Honor Guard and Woodbury Boy Scout Troop 559.Woodbury Mayor Mary Giuliani Stephens will speak briefly followed by Staff Sgt. Wachholz. Local veterans will raise the flag of each military branch.In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to the Public Safety Training Room, 2100 Radio Drive.