TENTATIVE SCHEDULE FOR AUG 20TH , 2005
SHARON REST AREA
We ask those that are coming to this great event please use the bus system that has been set up for us by the State. There will be a bus at the Sharon High School from 11:30 AM to run until 3:30 PM for there and it is ADA accessible from the north. For those coming from the South there will be a bus at the VA Hospital starting at 11:30 AM until 3:30 PM and it too will be ADA accessible from the south. So please use this system as there are only a few parking place at the Sharon Rest area.
Begin at 1:00 PM the Governor will say a few words and there will be other state people talking at the sharon rest area and then they will cut the ribbon to the entrance of the building and then we will move all of the equipment over to the Memorial to begin our opening at about 2:00 PM.
2:00 PM presenting the Color - VVA Color guard
2:05 PM - National Anthem -
2:10 PM - Opening Prayer - Ed Jones - VVA State Chaplain
2:15 PM - Introducing the MC for the event - Rick Weidman
2:20 PM - Introducing the Governor of Vermont - James Douglas
2:35 PM - Introducing our Gold Star Mother - Lona Frappier
2:45 PM - Introducing VVA State Council President John Miner
2:55 PM - Laying of Wreath - Governor Douglas & Gold Star Mother
3:00 PM - Salute & Taps