Governor LePage and First Lady to Honor Maine Veterans

November 10, 2015

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Contact: Adrienne Bennett, Press Secretary, 207-287-2531

AUGUSTA – On Wednesday, Governor Paul R. LePage and First Lady Ann M. LePage will honor and recognize Maine veterans at a variety of events across Maine, including the Maine Veterans’ Home.

Governor LePage will meet with veterans and their families at the Maine Veterans’ Home at 10:00 a.m., 310 Cony Road, Augusta. This is the fifth year Governor LePage will participate in the Maine Veterans' Home ceremony with men and women who honorably served our country.

At 12:30 p.m., First Lady Ann LePage will be the keynote speaker at the Windham VFW Post 10643 Veterans Day Commemoration at Windham Veterans Center. The Center is located at 35 Veterans Memorial Drive.

She will then join the Veterans Day Celebration at the Family Ice Center, 20 Hat Trick Drive, Falmouth, for lunch and welcoming remarks. The Governor will also meet and host a lunch at the Blaine House Wednesday afternoon with a group of veterans recently returned from conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. This meeting is not open to the media.

“Our veterans have my sincerest appreciation for their courage and dedication. You have each signed a blank check written out to the people of the United States of America ensuring future generations will have the opportunity to pursue their vision of the American Dream,” said Governor LePage. “On this Veterans Day, the First Lady and I extend our sincerest thank you to all of our veterans.”