Senior Connections SeniorConnections Oct 19

Connecting Seniors Through News, Information, and Advertising October 2019 VOLUME 1 | NO. 14 Senior Connections HJ.COM GRAB ONE - FREE! Veterans memorial dedicated in Mayer The crowd was quiet, with their hands over their hearts during the dedication ceremony of the Carver County Veterans Memorial and Registry Sept. 7 in Mayer. MARK MITTEN Correspondent A large crowd attended the dedication ceremo- ny for the new Carver County Veterans Memorial and Registry Sept. 7. It is located in Mayer, on the southwest corner of Ash Ave. (State Hwy 25), and 1st St reet (County Rd 30), and is open to the pub- lic. The featured speaker was Larry Herke, commis- sioner of the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs. Carver County Commissioner Tim Lynch was the master of ceremonies, introducing Mayer Council Member Elizabeth Butterfi eld, Pastor Le- Roy LaPlant of St. Mark Lutheran Church in New Germany, Carver County Veterans Memorial and Registry committee chair Stan Heldt, State Senator Dr. Scott Jensen, State Representative Jim Nash, and US Congressman Tom Emmer, who lives in Delano. Senior Connections PHOTOS BY MARK MITTEN “This memorial has been a few years in the making . . . Congratulations to all of you who put this together,” Butterfi eld said. “We dedicate this memorial to those who have gone before us, who are currently serving, and those who will be com- ing after us.” The ceremony included the Pledge of Allegiance, More VETERANS MEMORIAL on Pg 2 is distributed to: Annandale | Buffalo | Cokato | Darwin | Dassel | Delano | Glencoe | Howard Lake | Hutchinson | Kimball | Lester Prairie Litchfi eld | Loretto | Maple Lake | Maple Plain | Mayer | Montrose | Mound | New Germany | Norwood Young America Rockford | Silver Lake | South Haven | St. Bonifacius | Waconia | Watertown | Waverly | Winsted