Daughters of the American Revolution honor local veterans at Secrest Saturday afternoon


By Christine Holmes, News Director

The Muskingum Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is celebrating veterans all afternoon long at Secrest Auditorium.

From 1 p.m. until 6 p.m., the public is invited to “A Victory Celebration” featuring local music, food trucks and patriotic-themed activities

Musical performances throughout the afternoon include the Y-City Barbershop Chorus, West Muskingum High School Jazz Band, Freedom City Worship Team, Scottish Fiddlers and Mike and Mary Beth Ward.

There will be a silent auction, patriotic rock painting, corn hole and letter writing to active-duty military and Honor Flight veterans.

A 3:30 p.m., Vietnam veterans will be honored during a special pinning ceremony.

Any profit made during the event will be donated to the Mighty Oaks Warrior Foundation.