The Dillon County Theatre presented A Musical Salute to Veterans on Monday, November 11, at 7:00 p.m.
Major General (RET) James E. Lockemy welcomed everyone to the event.
Immediately following the welcoming, there was a parade of our Dillon County Veterans of the Year followed by the singing of the National Anthem by the Ensemble and audience.
There was a video presentation of the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage.
Five-year old Sadie Lockemy performed “America.”
Cheryl Brown sang “I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar.”
Major General (RET) James E. Lockemy told of the many heroes in our midst followed by the Women’s Trio who sang “Hero.”
There was recognition of Staff Sergeant Reggie German who had saved a handicapped person from death by rescuing him from the car that had landed in the Lynches River.
There was a ceremony initiating the new Veteran of The Year, Ronnie Stone, followed by the Ensemble who sang “I Vow To Thee My Country.”
A musical selection by Second Chance, directed by Wayne Green was performed followed by the ensemble who sang “The Vacant Chair”. Shaw Thompson sand “O, How I Hate To Get Up In The Morning” followed by “Amazing Grace” by the Instrumental Ensemble.
The Women’s Trio sang “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B.”
Rebecca Thompson sang “Danny Boy.”
Robin Thompson had a musical salute to the Armed Services followed by the Ensemble who sang “You’re A Grand Old Flag.”
“God Bless America” was performed by Rebecca Thompson and the Ensemble.
The ensemble consisted of Arlene Boyd, Cheryl Brown, Kurt Slaughenhoupt, Kristin Slaughenhoupt, Rebecca Thompson, Robin Thompson, and Shaw Thompson.
This Musical Salute to Veterans was coordinated by Judge James E. Lockemy and Robin Thompson.
The Dillon County Theatre is located at 114 North MacArthur Avenue, Dillon.