PARIS — Local AMVETS Post 777 will host Veterans Day services at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School on Route 26.

The invocation and benediction will be given by the Rev. Don Mayberry of the First Congregational Church in Paris.

The program will include presentations from U.S. Sen. Susan Collins’ office, Rep. Tom Winsor, R-Norway, and Sen. Jim Hamper, R-Oxford.

Sgt. 1st Class Josh Way will make a presentation on behalf of the National Guard Unit stationed at the Armory in Norway.

The keynote speaker will be retired Rear Adm. James Cossey, who spent more than 33 years in the U.S. Navy and retired in 1993. His shipboard assignments included a destroyer and minesweeper. He served on four nuclear submarines, including three years as commanding officer of the USS SNOOK.

Music will be provided by the Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School Band.

Following the ceremony, refreshments donated by Tim Hortons will be served.

For further information contact Ron Snow, post commander, at 744-9156 or email [email protected]


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