This is the 2017 Official Observance of Morgantown’s 6th Gene Vance, Jr. Day and a Tribute to Heroes Wreath Laying Ceremony.

To Honor the legacy of American soldiers who returned home from war in the United States and remember the fallen and supports the wounded. This will include reading of the Gene Vance, Jr. Day Proclamation.

The Patriot Guard has been requested to stand a flag line in honor of Gene Vance and all other Heroes.

Event will be held on May 18th, 2017, in front of the Public Safety Building Plaza, at 300 Spruce Street, Morgantown, WV.

Program will start at 1:30 p.m., Several dignitary speakers and wreath laying. Ceremony will conclude with photos taken at 2:30 p.m. In the event of rain the ceremony will be held in City Council chambers.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 18 May 2017

Primary Staging Time: 1:00 P.M.
Public Safety Building Plaza
300 Spruce Street
Morgantown, West Virginia –
Ride Captain:
Doug Geary
304-291-0088 (H) or 304-816-9174 (C)
Special Instructions:
There is a public parking area next to the event area (remember some coins for parking meters).

We can walk from parking area to event area at 1:15 p.m.

Flag line in place from 1:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Event will be held on May 18th, 2017, in front of the Public Safety Building Plaza, at 300 Spruce Street, Morgantown, WV.

Flags & Water:
Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Delores Minear
Position: State HOTH Coordinator

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