Veterans Day event set; WHS marching band at Murphy

WHS PRIDE band performs at Murphy

The PRIDE of Wilmington Marching Band will give their final performance of the season Monday, Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Murphy Theatre in downtown Wilmington.

Director Matt Spradlin is calling this “a celebration of a terrific season.” Throughout the fall season the 90-member marching band has performed at all WHS football games, community events, four regional contests, and will perform at 3:45 p.m. Sunday at the Ohio Music Education Association State Marching Band Finals at the University of Dayton’s Welcome Stadium.

The community is invited to share in the celebration of the students’ efforts and achievements of this year. During the Monday evening program the band will perform their 2015 competition show “Music of the Night” as well as other school and spirit songs. In addition to the performance students will be recognized for their achievements.

The program is free and open to the public.

Clinton County Veterans Day event Wednesday

A tribute to veterans will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 11, Veterans Day, in Wilmington. The schedule includes:

10 a.m.: Music will began to play at the Memorial

10:15: Welcome; Terry Habermehl, Clinton County Auditor

10:18: Invocation; American Legion Post 49 Chaplain Dennis Hasz

10:20: Opening Comments; Terry Habermehl; “Pledge of Allegiance”

10:23: Playing of the “Star-Spangled Banner”

10:25: Introduction of Speaker Cliff Rosenberger by Terry Habermehl

10:28: Introduction of Honored Guest Speaker by Speaker Rosenberger- Congressman Steve Stivers

10:45: Roll Call of Pavers; Post 49 Auxiliary President Shirley Mitchell

10:50: Benediction; American Legion Post 49 Chaplain Dennis Hasz

10:55: Closing Ceremony; Terry Habermehl

11 a.m.: American Legion Firing Squad and “Taps” (twice)