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Vermilion County: Veterans Day ceremonies reflect on WWI

Veterans Day observances Sunday took place at several locations around our area – including the main service at the World War I Memorial in Danville. State Representative Mike Marron, who spoke at a ceremony in Westville, noted it was a special day.... >>>

Marron noted that his grandfather grew up in the Westville area and served as a combat medic during World War II.... >>>
A newly renovated Wall of Honor was unveiled and dedicated at Westville’s Zamberletti Park as dozens of Veterans looked on.

Lana Hooks and her husband, Kenneth, co-chaired a 12-member committee that worked to get the project completed. She outlined what is on the wall.... >>>

In addition to the newly renovated Honor Wall, improvements were also made to two Japanese cannons which sit in front of the wall at the Park.

At the Veterans Day ceremony in Danville those in the crowd were reminded that those who serve should be thanked for their service everyday, and not just during war time.
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