Veterans Day Observance - TribPapers

Veterans Day Observance

Anita and Luis Diaz. Photo submitted.

Weaverville – Weaverville will hold its annual Veterans Day Observance on Friday, November 11th at 11 a.m. in the Community Center at Lake Louise. This year, the veterans will be honored with a patriotic music salute performed by Anita and Luis Diaz, both former members of the United States Air Force Band. After their service to our country, Anita, a talented singer, performed with various bands and as a backup singer for Amy Grant and Vince Gill, among others. Luis, a guitarist extraordinaire, was an accomplished musician for many bands and singers, from classical to jazz and rock.

Also participating will be Rev. Dr. Stuart Lamkin of First Baptist Church giving the invocation and benediction; Paran Peters singing the National Anthem; the presentation and retirement of the colors by North Buncombe High School NJROTC; a rifle salute by the Weaverville Police Dept.; taps by the Weaverville Fire Dept.; and “Amazing Grace” by Howard Dusenbery on the bagpipes.