Veterans Day Program
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Florence Mayor Andy Betterton and Lauderdale County Chairman Danny Pettus have announced the annual Veterans Day program., The ceremony will be held at the Florence-Lauderdale County Veterans Memorial at 301 Veterans Park Drive, north of Wilson Dam. The number of attendees is not restricted. However, seating will is limited. Standing room will be available. Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs. Social distancing and face masks are required.
The Veterans Day program is ceremonial, with numerous events that honor our veterans for their service in defending our freedom.
The program also includes honors to our nation (e.g. Pledge of Allegiance, National Anthem, God Bless America and the laying of a wreath and the playing "Taps" to honor our fallen.
Veterans are encouraged to show their pride in having served in our country's Armed Forces by wearing their service caps, pins, patches, etc.
The Veterans Day program can also be viewed by watching it live on the City of Florence's Facebook page, Big River Broadcasting radio stations, and Singing River Media Group stations.