Annual Salute to Service set in Canton
Nov. 6, 2015 PLYMOUTH EAGLE.
Plymouth Michigan News
Canton will once again honor area service men and service women who have served and who are currently serving in the Armed Forces in a special “Salute to Service” ceremony at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at The Village Theater at Cherry Hill, located at 50400 Cherry Hill Road.
The special Veterans Day celebration will recognize military personnel currently in active duty in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard, and Reserves, as well as veterans of the armed services for their exceptional commitment and dedication.
The public is encouraged to attend this free event, presented by Canton Township. Doors will open at 6 p.m. for the public to enjoy exhibited military memorabilia displays and a cookie and punch pre-show reception, prior to the start of the formal stage presentation at 7.
This year, the keynote speaker is Bob Hynes, director of public relations for the Yankee Air Museum at Willow Run Airport. Hynes, a veteran Detroit broadcaster, has also served in numerous capacities as a narrator, host, auctioneer, actor, model and pilot. The program will feature musical tributes sung by the Workman Elementary Choir, under the direction of Keri L. Mueller.
In addition to the formal presentation, items for service men and women will be collected by the Michigan Military Moms, including individual size or travel size disposable hand and foot warmers; foot and body powder; Q-tips; Beef Jerky; hot chocolate mix; wipes; granola/power bars; and monetary donations to offset postage. All items must be small enough tofita12x12x8-inch U.S. Priority box.
For more information on the Salute to Service ceremony, call (734) 394-5300 or visit www.cantonvillagetheater.org