|Opelika Honors All Veterans With Celebration|
|The City of Opelika had an awesome Veterans Day last Friday, November 10, at City Hall. A huge crowd enjoyed breakfast, the service and a reception. A special thank you to the following businesses, people and organizations for their help and support during the event:|
Reverent Robin Wilson (First United Methodist Church of Opelika) - Invocation and Benediction
Lyman Ward Military Academy - Presentation of Colors
Jeremy Robison and the Opelika Ovations Show Choir - Special Music
Eddie Smith, Council President - Pledge of Allegiance
Todd Rauch (Army Veteran) - Special Reading of "I Am The Flag"
James F. Hughley (Vietnam Veteran) - Guest Speaker
Northside Intermediate (3rd - 5th grade & Laura Hartley, Principal) - Letters to the Veterans
Jahvon's Restaurant - Hosting the Veterans Breakfast
Happy Hour Rotary - Greeting Veterans
Glen Buxton & Museum of East Alabama - Reception
Niffers at the Tracks - Supplying food for Reception
American Legion Women's Auxiliary - Proving poppies
It was a wonderful day, enjoyed by all!