MANSFIELD — The Fun Center Chordsmen, men’s a cappella chorus, will host their annual “Salute to Veterans” program at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 8 at the First Congregational Church in Mansfield. Veterans of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard, regardless of age, their families and the public are encouraged to attend.
The Fun Center Chordsmen will sing several patriotic selections with one song specially arranged to honor each branch of the service. The 179th Airlift Wing Honor Guard will post the colors.
The featured speaker will be Brig. Gen. Gary McCue. Gen. McCue is the former Base Commander of the 179th Air Wing and is currently the Deputy Assistant Adjutant General for Air, Ohio National Guard, Joint Force Headquarters, Ohio.
According to a press release issued by the group, “The Fun Center Chordsmen membership includes many veterans. It is with pride that the chorus sings at the Memorial Day observance, the Korean Veteran’s day celebration and many other patriotic programs.”
This “Salute to Veterans” is the Chordsmen’s way of showing support for the Armed Forces of the United States and to salute the service men and women who have served and are serving our country, the press release stated.