Governor and First Lady to Visit Maine Veterans’ Home to Honor Our Veterans

November 10, 2014

For Immediate Release: Monday, November 10, 2014
Contact: Adrienne Bennett, Press Secretary, 207-287-2531

AUGUSTA – On Tuesday, Governor Paul R. LePage and First Lady Ann M. LePage will honor and recognize Maine veterans and their families when they visit the Maine Veterans’ Home in Augusta. This is the fourth year Governor LePage and Mrs. LePage have shared Veterans Day at the Maine Veterans’ Home.

“Paul and I are humbled and honored to have the chance to thank these veterans. Every year staff from the Maine Veterans’ Home coordinates a very special ceremony highlighting patriotic music, which brings such joy to these men and women,” said First Lady Ann LePage.

“We watch and join along as they sing our National Anthem and other songs. Let me tell you, it brings tears to your eyes because you can see the dedication to our country that still remains in their hearts, even after serving so many generations ago.”

The Governor will deliver remarks at a 10:00 a.m. ceremony. Media: Please note the Maine Veterans’ Home program will last approximately one hour and thirty minutes.

WHEN: 10:00 a.m., Nov. 11
WHERE: Maine Veterans’ Home, 310 Cony Road, Augusta