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By Mike Day
Gazette Correspondent 

Veterans rite set at Rosalia


October 31, 2019

Rosalia Veterans Day ceremony will be Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at Rosalia Veterans Memorial Park located behind the Texaco Station Visitor Center on Whitman Avenue.

The Rosalia Boy Scout Troop #588 will present a ceremony for retirement of flags. Attendees are asked to bring flags that are no longer useable.

Guest speaker will be Mike Maehl, who served as a captain in the Marine Corps and was an infantry platoon commander in Vietnam. Now retired, he currently lives in Spokane.

Carl Diesldorff will sing patriotic and military songs.

Julie Pittmann, Daughters of American Revolution (D.A.R.) Honorary State Regent, will provide a patriotic wreath for all veterans. Alice Hoffman at 509-523-6865 is seeking information about veterans who died during the past year and should be recognized.

Eagle Scout Sam Pritchett made and donated to the Town of Rosalia the new black flower pots in front of the businesses.


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