Veterans to meet Aug. 6 at Senior Citizens Center

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The Veterans and Concerned Citizens for the Veterans of Cannon County will meet at the Senior Citizens Center on Lehman Street next to the Veterans Memorial Gymnasiusm in Woodbury at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 6.

Meetings last approximately one hour. The meetings consist of: Opening Prayer, The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag, old business, new business, and good old fellowship. Concerns for the care of Veterans.

Some items of discussion will be:

- How to better serve the Veterans of Cannon County.

- The Veterans Wall Of Honor in our beautiful Courthouse — and where can we extend our Veterans Wall of Honor. Future projects to honor Cannon County Veterans.

- Lessons learned from the 2008 Veterans Day Program and the Veterans Day Parade.

- Our Drive to get new Sponors for our 2009 Veterans Day Program and Parade.

- Plans for Veterans Day Activities 2009.

Penny Daniels, The Veterans Service Officer for Cannon County, has recently completed the Tennessee Veterans Affairs training program.

If any veteran, or spouse, or family member needs information or assistance contact Penny Daniels listed in the phone book under Cannon County Veterans Service Officer. She is doing a truly outstanding job for Cannon County. She is in her office down the hall from the Elections Office on Wednesdays and Thursdays.


Cannon County High School has a "Wall of Honor" to pay tribute to all of the men and women serving in the military forces of the United States today.

Mrs. Bonnie Patterson took on this project when the Iraq War came about and has done an outstanding job ensuring that all of the men and women serving in the military today from Cannon County are honored by placing an 8 X 10 color photo of each on the "Wall of Honor" at Cannon County High School.

If you know of someone serving in the military today and is not on the "Wall of Honor" at the Cannon County High School please notify Bonnie Patterson so we can get an 8 X 10 photo on the wall. The young adults attending CCHS need to know who our heroes are, serving and making great sacrifices for this great country and this wonderful peace we all enjoy.
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