Historical Society sets veterans event

1942 Dodge WC 54 Ambulance

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Historical Society and Museum will host the community for a Veterans Day Celebration at the Langford-Nord House on Sunday, Nov. 11.

The program will include guest speaker, Blythewood resident Lt. Col. (Ret.) Jim Lechner who has over thirty years’ experience in military and security operations.  He was active in counter insurgency, counter terrorism, intelligence and law enforcement.

Also included in the program are former Mayor, LTC Keith Bailey; current Mayor, J. Michael Ross, and Jim McLean’s unveiling of a proposed military memorial to be built on site.

Vance and Jeannie Sharpe will entertain with patriotic songs.

Guests will have an opportunity to pay tribute to a family member who served or is presently serving in the Military.  Doors will open at 2 p.m. to view TV outdoor personality Bob Redfern’s vintage Military vehicles. The program will begin at 3 p.m.

This free family event will honor the five branches of the military, as well as those who are serving or have served our country.

Light refreshments will be served. The Langford-Nord House is located at 100 McNulty Street. For more information call 803-333-8133 or email [email protected]