Corning Legion and VFW to hold Candlelight Watch to celebrate Veterans Day

Press Release

The Corning American Legion Post #746 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #524 will sponsor a Candlelight Watch to celebrate Veterans Day on Saturday, November 10 and Sunday, November 11 at the Corning Veterans Memorial Park.

Please join in on recognizing the service of area Veterans with a candlelight vigil and ceremony. Family and friends are invited to establish luminaries for their loved ones by dropping by the command tent the evening of the 10th. Luminaries will be lighted by 11 pm. Ceremony will start at 11 am on the 11th. All are welcome.

To honor veterans (living or deceased,) pick up a form at the new American Legion at 8 River Road Corning, or e-mail name and branch of service to: americanlegion746@stny.rr.com.

Names can also be submitted at the monument beginning at 5 pm on November 10. Submit as many names as you like at no charge. Donations are welcome.

Individuals that wish to honor a veteran by standing a 15 minute watch during the 12 hour vigil can contact Dick Naylor at 962-5592.