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Orchard Manor in Medina celebrates veterans

Provided photos: Veterans from the Medina area do a gun salute today during a Veterans Day observance in the courtyard at the Orchard Manor Rehabilitation & Nursing Center.

Staff Reports Posted 11 November 2016 at 9:20 pm
Visiting veteran Frank Berger, back right, is shown with resident Henry Christian proudly wearing his Army uniform. He was accompanied by his wife Victoria, who served in the Air Force. Members of their church family from Old Paths Bible Baptist Church in Clarendon were also present.

Visiting veteran Frank Berger, back right, is shown with resident Henry Christian proudly wearing his Army uniform. He was accompanied by his wife Victoria, who served in the Air Force. Members of their church family from Old Paths Bible Baptist Church in Clarendon were also present.

MEDINA – Local VFW and American Legion members started off the Veterans Day celebration at Orchard Manor Rehabilitation & Nursing Center with a gun salute in the courtyard.

Taps was played, then the group recited The Pledge of Allegiance and sang God Bless America.

Veterans were given buttons to wear that said “United States Veteran.” The buttons were donated by The Print Shop. Medina Dunkin’ Donuts also donated donuts for coffee hour after the service.

Orchard Manor staff dressed in red, white, and blue to show their patriotism.

Next week, Orchard Manor will again pay tribute to veterans with a WWII musical program by Geoffrey Clough, at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday in the main dining room. The public is welcome to attend.