Thursday, November 10, 2011

Veterans Day program at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11

Friday, Nov. 11 has been proclaimed as a time to honor our veterans, past and present. Join with your fellow citizens to honor our veterans on this patriotic occasion and to re-dedicate ourselves to the principles and values for which they fought, and are continuing to fight, to defend and preserve our precious freedoms.

The Town of Payson proudly presents Veterans Day 2011. The Program will be presented at the Payson High School Auditorium and is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11. The theme selected for this year is:


ALL citizens are invited to join with friends and neighbors to commemorate those who have defended, and continue to defend, the standards and values upon which our country was founded and renew our resolve in support of our American way of life.

• Refreshments.

• Welcoming remarks.

• A Presentation of the Colors by the Payson Military Honor Guard/CAP.

• An Invocation.

• Addresses by:
- The Mayor of Payson
- Payson Police Chief
- Payson Fire Chief

• A series of moving tributes presented by the students of the Payson High School Drama Department headed by Ms Kathy Siler. The tributes will include:
- A musical tribute by the Payson Choral Society Singers.
- Presentations by our community youth.
- A special award presentation.
- And much more.

• A Patriotic Medley of Service Hymns.

• A Benediction and Moment of Silent Reflection.

• Singing of “Amazing Grace”…. Followed by…

• A moving Bugle Tribute of TAPS.

• Closing Remarks.

After the Program and courtesy of the Classic Car Club, we will be taking a selected number of Veterans to Lunch. 

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