The Craven County Veterans’ Council will host its annual Veterans Day luncheon November 9th at the Temple Baptist Church located at 1500 Kingdom Way, New Bern, NC. This is a free lunch for all veterans and their guest.
The program theme this year will honor 1,592 POW/MIA missing or not united with families. Additionally, we will pay tribute to the nearly 20,000 veterans of Craven County. The program will commence 11 a.m. with patriotic music provided by the Havelock Community Band, followed by the Marine Corps League Cherry Point Det. #1067 presentation of the National Colors, singing of the National Anthem and Pledge of Allegiance. The pre-lunch program will feature a reading of the “Missing Man Table and Honors Ceremony”. The Council will also be presenting the Craven County Veteran of the Year and Lifetime Achievement awards.
Our lunch menu is Moore’s barbecue, with sides, cake and refreshments. Veterans with mobility needs will be assisted by the Craven County Hospice and Red Cross volunteers.
Please bring with you proof of service; a North Carolina driver’s license with veteran annotation, DD 214, VA medical card, or membership to the Craven County veteran’s organization. Lunch will conclude at 1 PM.
For more information contact Robert Cusack or call all (252) 631-1046.
Submitted by: Dobert Owsley, Public Relations, Craven County Veterans’ Council