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Park Ridge celebrates Veterans Day with ceremony in Hodges Park

Pioneer Press Newspapers - 11/15/2022

Nov. 15—On an unseasonably warm Veterans Day, Nov. 11, members of the Mel Tierney Post 247 of the American Legion gathered in Park Ridge'sHodges Park for their annual tribute to all who have served in the nation's armed forces.

The ceremony included remarks from American Legion Post 247 Commander John Dorow, as well as the playing of Taps by Richard Wacker and a rifle salute conducted by Hank Trenkle and John Morell. A red, white and blue floral wreath was laid at the base of the veterans monument.


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