20120807 - Purple Heart Ceremony - nwherald

Mike Greene - mgreene@shawmedia.com
Donna Proffitt, President of the Ladies Auxiliary at VFW 8043 Hampshire, holds an American flag while listening to a speech during an event celebrating the state's first Purple Heart Day Tuesday, August 7, 2012 with events on the Square in Woodstock. The event included a wreath laying ceremony, moment of silence, bell toll, and remarks from local and state legislators in honor of veterans.