World War I poster3RALEIGH — Governor Pat McCrory will launch the state’s four-year long Centennial Commemoration of World War I at a wreath-laying ceremony at the North Carolina Veterans Monument on the grounds of the State Capitol Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014. The ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. and re-enactors will be on the State Capitol grounds throughout the day.   Read NC Press Release

Yanceyville VFW Post 7316 commander Fred Smith announced today that his post is  working on sending Caswell County representation to this special event. He encourages other district posts to join in with Post 7316 at the Aug 2nd event in Raleigh.

Visit North Carolina’s Centennial Commemoration program website for additional details.   Learn more