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Saluting our Women Veterans
Patriotic Program schedule
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Fabulous 4th Festival
July 4, 2009
The Georgia International Horse Park
Conyers, GA

Patriotic Program: Honda of Conyers Stage 7 p.m.

Call to Order Val Green, PAO Atlanta VAMC & DAV CH. 91
Presentation of Colors Honor Guard, American Legion Post 77 (Conyers), Commanded by Bobby Davis
National Anthem Jessie Bock, Lead Singer of Livin' Easy Band
Pledge of Allegiance Rebecca Hill, Fabulous 4th Festival Coordinator
Invocation Bobby Huggins, Commander DAV Chapter 55 (Covington)
Welcome Cleveland “Coach” Stroud, Council Member City of Conyers
Introduction of Guests Larry Perry, Honda of Conyers
Medley of Service Songs Georgia State Defense Force Band, Bandmaster CWO3 Glenn Moore
Introduction of Speaker CPT Patty Justice, RN with Army Reserve & the 75th Combat Support Hospital, and one 18-month deployment at Brooks Medical Hospital
Keynote Speaker Brig. Gen. Maria L. Britt, Commanding General, Georgia Army National Guard
Special Presentations Cleveland “Coach” Stroud
Music Georgia State Defense Force Band
Recognition of Women Veterans BG Britt and Coach Stroud
TAPS Gene Watkins, American Legion Post 77
Closing Comments Tommy Clack, Program Coordinator
Benediction John Aevaliotis, Chaplain VFW Post 5290 (Conyers)

The City of Conyers, all volunteers and the Program Committee thank all the participants above, National VFW HQ for a grant to print the proclamation, American Legion Post 77, DAV Chapter 55, VFW Post 5290 and the Georgia State Defense Force Band. The city is honored that Brigadier General Maria L. Britt shared her time to be our keynote speaker. On America's 233rd Birthday, those in attendance will hopefully gain a better appreciation of our freedoms, our military and veterans who sacrifice to keep them and in particular to our Women Veterans.