Veterans visit Orchard Manor nursing home in Medina

Staff Reports Posted 11 November 2017 at 9:26 pm

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MEDINA – Veterans at Medina Orchard Manor Rehabilitation & Nursing Center gathered Saturday morning to watch a gun salute in the courtyard. Veterans in the Medina and Albion VFW and American Legion were part of the ceremony at orchard Manor.

Taps was played.  The gentlemen then came indoors to greet the nursing home veterans, to recite the Pledge of Allegiance and sing God Bless America together.

This tradition has been going on for many years to pay tribute to Veterans at the nursing home.

Jim Freas, right, and other veterans spent part of the morning visiting residents at Orchard Manor.

Veterans were happy to shake hands and meet the nursing home residents.

Frank Berger, right, shakes hands with resident Robbie Hoffman.

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