Monday, August 31, 2009


Violette Denney, Jenny Leibowitz, and Norris Garrett

The Veterans Memorial Park Committee met August 25, 2009, at Horizon Bay for the August dinner meeting. President Norris Garrett opened the meeting by welcoming the 34 members present. Bill Cowart gave the invocation and blessing for the meal. Jenny Leibowitz, Director of Community Relations for Horizon Bay, greeted the members as they arrived and then she and her assistants served a delicious chicken dinner, complete with salad and dessert. The Veterans appreciated the special treatment and enjoyed the time of fellowship.

Norris Garrett introduced the Park contractor, Sam Robinson, and he presented information about the next feature to be added to the Park. Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Burson were recognized and thanked for their continued loyal support of the Park. Dr. and Mrs. T. M. Martin reported that they had visited the Veterans Park recently and were surprised at the progress that has been made. They were very complimentary about how well it looks. Garrett expressed his appreciation to the Martins for their contributions to the Park.

It was announced that the Veterans Day Program is scheduled for Saturday, November 7, 2009, at 10 A.M. at the Carroll County Veterans Memorial Park. Chairman Larry Jennings is working on the ceremony and a special speaker has already been reserved. Every patriotic citizen is welcome to come to show their gratitude to our Veteran heroes who have protected our freedom.