In the spirit of “Hillers Helping Hillers,” the borough of Fountain Hill is coordinating with American Legion Post 406 to hold a Veterans Day celebration, the main focus of which will be the unveiling of a new permanent veterans monument. The rites will also be an informal kick-off of the 125th anniversary of the incorporation of the borough of Fountain Hill.
The event will commence at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018 at the Stanley Avenue Memorial Plot in the western part of the borough (behind Wawa). Participating in the ceremonies along with the members of Post 406 will be the Broughal Middle School Band, Salisbury Township Boy Scout Troop 146, the Honor Guard of F.W. Johnson American Legion Post 379 and a host of honored guests.
After the reveal of the monument honoring all members of the Armed Forces of the United States by celebrants from Post 406, remarks will be provided by Karen Dacey, MD, a veteran of the United States Air Force who achieved the rank of Major and served in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom in 2008.
At the conclusion of activities, the members of Post 406 will host a reception for participants and their guests in Fountain Hill Borough Hall at 941 Long Street. For additional information concerning the events, call Karol Strelecki at 610-797-7563.