On Sunday, November 11, Progressive Baptist Church will hold their annual Veterans Day Ceremony.
The event begins at 10:00 am and all veterans, their families, and community members are invited to attend. Special guest, Lt. Gen. Willie Williams who has a total of 39 years of service to the country, will be speaking at the event.
JROTC members from Acadiana High and Comeaux High School will also be on hand to commemorate the day.
More than 20 Veterans will also receive the Louisiana Honor Medal along with a signed letter from Governor Edwards at the event. The medal is being awarded to Veterans for their honorable service to the country.
The church is located at 2001 E. Simcoe Street in Lafayette.