Community will honor Guardsmen

Wednesday, March 26, 2003

A special ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday (tonight) will honor members of the Rector National Guard unit who are being mobilized for active duty.

The event will be held at the Rector Downtown Park.

Invocation will be by Adrian Parker of the Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church.

Pledge of allegiance will be led by Anthony Dowdy.

Mayor Ron Kemp will make welcoming remarks and introduce the Guardsmen.

Next on the agenda will be patriotic numbers by the Bell Choir of the First General Baptist Church of Rector.

Kenny Burns of the First General Baptist Church of Rector will lead a prayer for the troops.

Concluding the program will be musical selections by the Dooleys and a benediction. The entire community is invited to the special ceremony.

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