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(Chillicothe) — The Purple Heart Committee in Chillicothe has announced that the Purple Heart Monument Dedication ceremony will be held November 11th at 1pm.
The ceremony will be at the Veterans Memorial Park on the corner of Park and Chestnut Streets where the monument will be located. The ceremony will be open to the public.
A short program that will include the Honor Guard and presentation of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Guest speakers include Chillicothe Mayor, Luke Feeney; Purple Heart Committee Chairperson, Melody Lapczynski; and Ben Daughters, a local Purple Heart recipient.
Gerry Palmer, President of the Ross County Veterans Council, will serve as Master of Ceremony during the event.