Veterans Day Event Speaker Announced

BERLIN — The Worcester County Veterans Memorial at Ocean Pines Foundation invites the community to honor the men and women who have served in the nation’s military services on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.

Memorial co-founder Sharyn O’Hare will serve as master of ceremonies at this year’s event. The guest speaker will be Worcester County attorney John “Sonny” Bloxom, a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and served as a Deck Officer in the Merchant Marines for nine years.  He is a retired Commander in the U.S. Naval Reserves.

Faded or worn American flags may be dropped off before and immediately after the ceremony for disposal at the Flag Retirement Ceremony that will be held at the Veterans Memorial on Saturday, Nov. 14 at 10 a.m.

The Worcester County Veterans Memorial is located at Route 589 and Cathell Road in Ocean Pines.